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Bede(bēd) also Bae·da or Be·da (bē′də) Known as "the Venerable Bede." 673?-735.
Anglo-Saxon theologian and historian whose major work, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation (731), written in Latin, remains an important source of ancient English history. He introduced the method of dating events from the birth of Jesus.
(Biography) Saint, known as the Venerable Bede. ?673–735 ad, English monk, scholar, historian, and theologian, noted for his Latin Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731). Feast day: May 27 or 25. Latin name: Baeda
Saint ( “the Venerable Bede” ), A.D. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian.
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|Noun||1.||Bede - (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)|