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Bosa was a Northumbrian, educated at the great Abbey of Whitby under St. Hilda. He later joined the brethren there as a monk and became a noted scholar. Section from Shepherds map of the British Isles about 802 AD showing the kingdom of Northumbria Northumbria is primarily the name of an Anglian kingdom which was formed in Great Britain at the beginning of the 7th century, and of the much smaller earldom which succeeded the kingdom. ... The ruins of Whitby Abbey a view from across the harbour Whitby Abbey is a ruined monastery sited on Whitbys East Cliff. ... Hilda of Whitby is a Christian Saint. ...


In 678, when Wilfred was ejected from the Bishopric of York and banished from the Kingdom, Bosa was given his diocese over which to preside. His episcopate lasted nine years, but with Wilfred back in favour in 687, Bosa was removed just like his predecessor. He was returned once more in 691. Wilfred Le Boutillier is an Acadian signer from the town of Tracadie-Sheila and the winner of the 2003 edition of Star Académie, a Quebec reality show of contesting young signers. ...


He died on 9th March 705.


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Bosa emigrated to the U.S. at age 18 after studies at the Accademia della Belle Arti in Venice and became an American citizen.
Being an acute observer of the human condition, Bosa's paintings, which are primarily oil on canvas, often focus on people and street scenes from his native Italy.
Bosa was known to have followed his subjects around, making many sketches and mental notes, and combined his observations in the final work to create visionary, fantastical images.
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