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Anglo-Saxon Christian abbot

641   -   716

country of citizenship: Kingdom of Northumbria
occupation: monk
position held: abbot

Saint Ceolfrid (or Ceolfrith, [ˈtʃeːolfrɪð]; c. 642 – 716) was an Anglo-Saxon Christian abbot and saint. He is best known as the warden of Bede from the age of seven until his death in 716. He was the Abbot of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Abbey, and a major contributor to the project to produce the Codex Amiatinus Bible. He died in Burgundy while en route to deliver a copy of the codex to Pope Gregory II in Rome.
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