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Caed·mon(kăd′mən) Died c. 680.
Anglo-Saxon poet, considered the earliest English poet. According to Bede, he was an elderly herdsman who received the power of song in a vision.
(Biography) 7th century ad, Anglo-Saxon poet and monk, the earliest English poet whose name survives
fl. A.D. c670, Anglo-Saxon religious poet.