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date: 06 August 2020

Columba, St (Colum Cille) , abbot of Iona (c.521–97) Irish monastic founder and a prince of the northern O’Neills, 

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

his foundation on *Iona was the centre of an extensive paruchia (a monastic diocese supervising lesser monasteries), and pivotal in ...

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