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Saint Bede the Venerable
The Venerable Bede Translates John by J. D. Penrose (ca 1902)
Doctor o the Kirk, Monk, Historian
Bornc. 673[1]
nae recordit, possibly Monkton[1]
Dee'd26t Mey 735
Jarrow, Northumbria[1]
Veneratit inRoman Catholic Kirk, Eastren Orthodox Kirk, Anglican Communion, Lutheran Kirk
Canonised1899 recognised as Doctor o the Kirk, Roum by Pape Leo XIII
Major shrineDurham Cathedral.
Feast25t Mey (Wastren Kirks)
27t Mey (Orthodox Kirk an General Roman Calendar, atween 1899 an 1969)
PatronageInglis writers an historians; Jarrow

Bede (Auld Inglis: Bǣda or Bēda; 672/673 – 26t May 735), forby refert tae as Saunt Bede or the Venerable Bede (Laitin: Bēda Venerābilis), wis an Inglis monk at the monastery o Saunt Peter at Monkwearmouth an its companion monastery, Saunt Paul's, in modren Jarrow (see Monkwearmouth-Jarrow), County Durham, baith o whilk wis than in the Kinrick o Northumbrie.

He is kenspeckle fur the Deith Sang (en) (whilk is aft attribute tae him, awthoch nae aw fowk believes him tae be the owthor[2][3][4]), an airly Auld Inglis text in the Northumbrie an Wast Saxon byleids o Auld Inglis.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c Ray 2001, pp. 57–59
  2. Scragg, Donald. "Bede's Death Song", in Lapidge, Encyclopaedia of Anglo-Saxon England, p. 59.
  3. Colgrave & Mynors 1969, pp. 580–581n
  4. "St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek Cod. Sang. 254. Jerome, Commentary on the Old Testament book of Isaiah. Includes the most authentic version of the Old English "Death Song" by the Venerable Bede". Europeana Regia. Archived frae the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 5 Juin 2013.