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Online English keyboard to type a text with the special characters of the Old English alphabet.
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Bexley heritage: The Abbey of St Mary and St Thomas the Martyr - Bexley Times

Bexley heritage: The Abbey of St Mary and St Thomas the Martyr - Bexley Times | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Bexley Times Bexley heritage: The Abbey of St Mary and St Thomas the Martyr Bexley Times The story of Lesnes Abbey began in Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December 1170 when four knights, encouraged by Henry II's angry words, murdered Archbishop Thomas...
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149 - King Oswiu: A Gathering Storm

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download TweetPin It (RT @BritishPodcast: This ain't no place for no hero... but it is a place for King Oswiu. Update your feeds.
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Students cross the pond to discover Bamburgh history - Berwick Today

Students cross the pond to discover Bamburgh history - Berwick Today | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Berwick Today Students cross the pond to discover Bamburgh history Berwick Today “Dr Kopár felt that the chance to dig through layers dating to the same period of history as some of Northumbria's most important individuals, such as the Venerable...
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Replica of Bede's Bible returns to its home in Jarrow after more than 1000 years - Bible Society

Replica of Bede's Bible returns to its home in Jarrow after more than 1000 years - Bible Society | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
BBC News Replica of Bede's Bible returns to its home in Jarrow after more than 1000 years Bible Society The only full-sized replica of the illustrated Codex Amiatinus, which was made by the Venerable Bede at Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory, is to go on...
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How does someone become a saint? - BBC News

How does someone become a saint? - BBC News | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
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How does someone become a saint?
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Saint Bede, the theologian, died in 735 but had to wait 1,164 years before he was declared a saint. ...
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Beth Reynolds - Timeline Photos | Facebook

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The Dream of the Rood is one of the earliest Christian poems in the corpus of Old English literature and an example of the genre of dream poetry. Like most Old English poetry, it is written in alliterative verse.
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Tweet from @SusanAbernethy2

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RT @SusanAbernethy2: One of my heroes, King Alfred the Great. http://t.co/9FlU9XjPMy
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Record ID: LEIC-3E6E91 - EARLY MEDIEVAL coin

Record ID: LEIC-3E6E91 - EARLY MEDIEVAL coin | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
An early medieval silver penny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066); Facing bust / small cross type (North 830; AD 1062-1065); mint: Wallingford; moneyer: Burgwine (BVREPINE).
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Tweet from @andrewbaldock7

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@BritishMonarchy Ouch! Wilton Diptych: Edward the Confessor's mythical arms....! http://t.co/IAO45ZBNIG
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April 12, 627: Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by Paulinus of York.
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Tweet from @spotenthusiast

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RT @spotenthusiast: Holy Light - Holy Island of Lindisfarne - Northumland - England http://t.co/XkLwTWOgAp
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Reims steeped in history and Champagne - The Province

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Reims steeped in history and Champagne
The Province
As a royal coronation site, it is to France what Westminster Abbey is to England.
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Edward The Confessor 'Radiate/Small Cross' Silver Penny

Edward The Confessor 'Radiate/Small Cross' Silver Penny | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Edward The Confessor 'Radiate/Small Cross' Silver Penny in Coins, Coins, British | eBay (Edward The Confessor 'Radiate/Small Cross' Silver Penny http://t.co/KNKlNYasYj #coincollecting #british #coins)...
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Historic Bede Bible is on its way home - Shields Gazette

Historic Bede Bible is on its way home - Shields Gazette | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Historic Bede Bible is on its way home
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A MAGNIFICIENT piece of South Tyneside's history is set to return to the borough.
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Pelvis in a box: Researchers may have found remains of King Alfred the Great - Edmonton Journal

Pelvis in a box: Researchers may have found remains of King Alfred the Great - Edmonton Journal | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Pelvis in a box: Researchers may have found remains of King Alfred the Great Edmonton Journal LONDON — Researchers said Friday they may have discovered remains of King Alfred the Great, the 9th-century royal remembered for protecting England from...
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Christian Australia - King Alfred the Great

Christian Australia - King Alfred the Great | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Alfred the Great understood that Jesus reigns the world. Alfred believed this proposition meant something great in the real world; it was not simply a nice thought. He understood that his kingship came under the rule and authority of the High King.
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Pilgramidge Sites

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Canterbury on 25th May 1997. The feast day of St Augustine was celebrated on 26th May, after which the pilgrims left Canterbury and moved in five different directions to visit many famous pilgrimage sites in the UK on the way to Derry in Northern...
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The story behind the stolen Stone - Arbroath Herald

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The story behind the stolen Stone
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This is the very first picture taken of the Stone of Destiny when it was returned to Arbroath Abbey in April 1951, three months after its disappearance from Westminster Abbey.
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Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island

Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
Pecographe is a collection of photographic images from around the world. Via his blog, Peter Kalu shares his experiences and stories behind the images.
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Laurentius

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The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore is an important place of catholic worship located in Milan, within the ring of canals, originally built in Roman times and subsequently rebuilt several times over a number of centuries.
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Cathedral appeal for volunteers to read Bede - Durham Times

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Cathedral appeal for volunteers to read Bede
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Durham Cathedral wants people to sign up to read aloud excerpts from the Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People for its Read Bede project.
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Beowulf. Pure and simple. - The Virginian-Pilot

Beowulf. Pure and simple. - The Virginian-Pilot | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
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Beowulf. Pure and simple.
The Virginian-Pilot
But it is beautifully crafted in its own right. For those who want to follow in modern English, there are subtitles, but I often wish they would just listen to the Old English.
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St Augustine's Abbey | English Heritage

St Augustine's Abbey | English Heritage | Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent | Scoop.it
This great abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded shortly after AD 597 by St Augustine. (St. Augustine's Abbey was founded around AD 597 and is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site!
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Artist Spotlight: Benjamin Bagby - Harvard Crimson

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Artist Spotlight: Benjamin Bagby
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Composer, harpist, and performer of medieval music, Benjamin Bagby is currently touring the country performing “Beowulf” in its original Old English.
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