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Clovesho   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The (unidentified) site of a series of English church councils, first established by Archbishop Theodore (668–690), and

Council of Hertford

Council of Hertford  

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(672 or 673). A Council of bishops held under Theodore, Abp. of Canterbury, to promote the reorganization of the English Church. It issued ten canons, concerned especially with the rights and duties ...
Cynewulf

Cynewulf  

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(late 8th–9th centuries), Anglo-Saxon poet. Modern scholarship attributes four poems to him: Juliana, Elene, The Fates of the Apostles, and Christ II. Each of these is inscribed with his name in ...
Egbert

Egbert  

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(d. 766), Abp. of York. He became Bp. of York c.732, and, on the advice of Bede, applied for the pallium in 735. He founded the cathedral school and carried out many reforms. His name is associated ...
Ethelhard

Ethelhard  

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(d. 805), Abp. of Canterbury. He was elected in 791 but not consecrated until 793. The opposition of the Kentish people to a Mercian archbishop broke into open revolt in 796. After a visit to Rome, ...
Rogation Days

Rogation Days  

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In W. churches, days of prayer and fasting in the early summer, associated with intercession (Lat., rogare, ‘ask’), especially for the harvest.

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