Aldhun of Durham (died 1018) was the last Bishop of Lindisfarne and the first Bishop of Durham. Events Bulgaria becomes part of the Byzantine Empire. ... The episcopal see of Lindisfarne was founded in 635 by Saint Aidan. ... Arms of the Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham is the officer of the Church of England responsible for the diocese of Durham, one of the oldest in the country. ...
Since the late 9th century the See of Lindisfarne was based in Chester-le-Street because of constant attacks from invading Danes. However in 994 the King of England had paid a Danegeld (protection money) to the King of Denmark and the King of Norway in return for peace. The pay-off worked and there followed a period of freedom from Viking raids. This encouraged Aldhun to return the remains of Saint Cuthbert to their original resting place at Lindisfarne, and to reinstate the See there. As a means of recording the passage of time the 9th century was that century that lasted from 801 to 900. ... Lindisfarne Castle Lindisfarne (Grid reference NU125421, , ), also called Holy Island (variant spelling, Lindesfarne), is a tidal island off the north-east coast of England, which is connected to the mainland of Northumberland by a causeway and is cut off twice a day by tides â something well described by Sir Walter... Chester-le-Street is a market town in County Durham, England with a history going back to Roman times. ... Events Otto III reaches his majority and begins to rule Germany in his own right. ... Ethelred II or ÃÃ¾elrÃ¦d UnrÃ¦d (c. ... The Danegeld was an English tax raised to pay off Viking raiders (usually led by the Danish king) to save the land from being ravaged by the raiders. ... This article may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Olaf Tryggvason has been elected king, a painting by Peter Nicolai Arbo Olaf Tryggvason (969âSeptember 9? 1000) (Old Norse: ÃlÃ¡fr Tryggvason, Norwegian: Olav Tryggvason) was son of Tryggve Olafsson, king of Viken (Vingulmark and Ranrike), and great-grandson of Harald Fairhair. ... Vikings were a Norwegian, Icelandic, Danish and Swedish people who lived around the coasts of Scandinavia and raided, besides others in their very homelands, the coasts of the British Isles, and other parts of Europe from the late 8th century to the 11th century. ... Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (ca. ...
En route to their destination however Aldhun claimed to have received a vision from Saint Cuthbert saying that the saint's remains should be laid to rest at Durham. The monks detoured then to Durham, and the title Bishop of Lindisfarne was transferred to Bishop of Durham. Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham in North East England. ... A Roman Catholic monk A monk is a person who practices monasticism, adopting a strict religious and ascetic lifestyle, usually in community with others following the same path. ...
Categories: Christianity stubs | 1018 deaths | Roman Catholic bishops | Roman Catholic monks | Bishops of Lindisfarne The episcopal see of Lindisfarne was founded in 635 by Saint Aidan. ... Events Construction of the Al-Hakim Mosque begins in Cairo. ... Events (Erik SegersÃ¤ll) is succeeded by (Olof SkÃ¶tkonung), the first baptized ruler of Sweden. ... Arms of the Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham is the officer of the Church of England responsible for the diocese of Durham, one of the oldest in the country. ... Events (Erik SegersÃ¤ll) is succeeded by (Olof SkÃ¶tkonung), the first baptized ruler of Sweden. ... Events Bulgaria becomes part of the Byzantine Empire. ...
The council was in origin a feudal body, chosen from the bishop's immediate followers and officials, the functions entrusted to it being the general administration of the palatinate, financial affairs, and the duty of advising the bishop.
The Benedictines held Durham Abbey, with the dependent houses of Jarrow, Wearmouth, and Finchale.
Durham College (now Trinity), at Oxford, was greatly protected and helped by various bishops and priors of Durham, and possibly was originally a Durham foundation.
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m