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Saint Bede the Venerable
The Venerable Bede translates John 1902.jpg
The Venerable Bede Translates John by J. D. Penrose (ca 1902)
Doctor o the Kirk, Monk, Historian
Bornc. 673[1]
not recorded, possibly Monkton[1]
Dee'd26 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.
Feast25 Mey (Wastren Kirks)
27 Mey (Orthodox Kirk an General Roman Calendar, atween 1899 an 1969)
PatronageInglis writers an historians; Jarrow

Bede (/ˈbd/ BEED; Auld Inglis: [Bǣda or Bēda] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help); 672/673 – 26 May 735), an aa referred 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 which war then in the Kinrick o Northumbrie.

He is weel-kent fur the Deith Sang (en) (which is aft attributed to him, althou not all fowk believe him to be the author[2][3][4]), an early 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.