the Venerable Bede

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Noun1.the Venerable Bede - (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)the Venerable Bede - (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Then, as he slept, an angel bent down, and taking the pen from the monk's tired fingers, wrote the words, "the Venerable," so that the line ran, "In this grave lie the bones of the Venerable Bede." And thus, for all time, our first great historian is known as The Venerable Bede.
| 673: The Venerable Bede, English historian and scholar, was born in Jarrow.
Around 100 people were expected at the Church of the Venerable Bede to collect their food parcels yesterday until volunteers discovered the hall had been broken into for the second time in less than a week.
It said: "We are pleased to announce the proposed conversion of Ian Ramsey Church of England School to an academy within a multi-academy trust in which The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy in Sunderland will be the lead partner.
The Venerable Bede (673-735) is remembered mostly as a historian.
Around 350 mourners joined Ruby and her family at the carpet fitter's funeral service at the Venerable Bede Church in Leeds.
Innovation and tradition in the writings of the Venerable Bede.
To test this model, Cisne examined four scientific texts by the Venerable Bede, an 8th-century scholar who is one of the most thoroughly cataloged of medieval authors.
The Venerable Bede tells us that a so-called 'petty prince" Lucius wrote to Elentherius, Bishop of Rome, in the late second century 'to desire to be made a Christian through his instruction, and to have obtained his pious request" (Bede's Eccles.
The venerable Bede wrote: 'Her life fell into two equal parts, for she spent 30 years most nobly in secular occupations, and dedicated the remainder of her life even more nobly to our Lord in the monastic life -such was her good sense that her advice was sought and obtained, not only by ordinary folk in difficulties, but often, too, by kings and rulers.'