BENEDICT, BISCOP


BENEDICT, BISCOP
   an Anglo-Saxon monk, born in Northumbria; made two pilgrimages to Rome; assumed the tonsure as a Benedictine monk in Provence; returned to England and founded two monasteries on the Tyne, one at Wearmouth and another at Jarrow, making them seats of learning; b. 628.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Benedict Biscop — (d. 689)    Founder of the two great Northumbrian monasteries of Wearmouth and Jarrow, Benedict Biscop was a leading intellectual and monastic leader of the later seventh century, who laid the foundation for the so called Northumbrian Renaissance …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

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  • Benedict Biscop, Saint — ▪ English abbot also called  Benet Biscop, or Biscop Baducing   born c. 628, , Northumbria, Eng. died Jan. 12, 689/690, Wearmouth, Northumbria; feast day January 12; for English Benedictines and dioceses of Liverpool and Hexham February 13… …   Universalium

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  • Benedict of Nursia, St. — (c. 480 c. 547)    Founder of Western monasticism, whose Rule (code of behavior, spiritual life, and monastic organization) was the most influential rule in the early Middle Ages. Little is known of his life, except what is found in the pages of… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

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  • Order of Saint Benedict — For the article on Orthodox Benedictines, see Order of Saint Benedict (Orthodox). For the Anglican order of the same name, see Order of St. Benedict (Anglican). This article concerns Roman Catholic Order of Saint Benedict; see also Benedictine… …   Wikipedia


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