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 (ăn′sĕlm), Saint 1033-1109.
Italian-born English theological philosopher and prelate best known for his ontological argument for the existence of God.
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(Biography) Saint. 1033–1109, Italian Benedictine monk; archbishop of Canterbury (1093–1109): one of the founders of scholasticism; author of Cur Deus Homo? (Why did God become Man?). Feast day: Aug 21
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(ˈæn sɛlm)

Saint, 1033–1109, archbishop of Canterbury: scholastic theologian and philosopher.
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Noun1.Anselm - an Italian who was a Benedictine monkAnselm - an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
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Anselm! it would be an evil day if we had to bend to our master's servants as well as to our masters."
there, Anselm I see that seething pitch and oil are ready to pour on the heads of these audacious traitors Look that the cross-bowmen lack not bolts.* Fling abroad my banner with
St Anselms College, which has long established links with the children from St Francis School, Makene, will be hosting the children and excitement is growing.
One of the organisers, Becky Pepa, said: "Wirral has a strong Tongan community, indeed my husband is Tongan and plays rugby for St Anselms 1st team along with three other Tongans."
The action commences at 10am at the Upper Park, with St Anselms College and Birkenhead School.
Action starts at 10am at St Anselms College and Birkenhead School with the finals taking place at the Upper Park in the afternoon.
The former was followed home by J Wigfield (St Anselms) and Matthew Richardson (Sacred Heart).
Only St Anselms College of the Merseyside Schools moved through to the quarter-final stages only to concede to the eventual tournament winners.
TOM GORDON led Calday Grammar to a convincing team win over St Anselms in the under-12 race of the Merseyside Schools' League at Calderstones Park.
Mason and St Anselms colleague Dave Hall have set up an Academy and have been rewarded with a big turn out of potential future players.
In the younger age group -the Curlew's race -St Anselms' Huw Shimin was fourth,just outside an individual medal position and seven seconds off first.