This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Venerable Bede - This person was a pioneer English historian and author of the Lives of the Abbots and Life of Cuthbert. He is best known for his Ecclesiastical History of the English People and was made a Doctor of the Catholic Church by Pope Leo XIII in 1899.
Abbot Ceolfrith - This person was an Anglo-Saxon saint and ruled the Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Abbey. He died traveling to Rome to deliver a copy of the Bible to Pope Gregory I having stopped in Burgundy.
Bishop Wilfred - This person founded a monastery...
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