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St Tatwin, or Tatwine was the tenth Archbishop of Canterbury (731-734). He was subsequently canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Arms of the Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Events Bede completes his Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum February 11 - Pope Gregory III succeeds Gregory II Deaths February 11 - Pope Gregory II See also Unit 731 Categories: 731 ... Events Births Deaths Bilge Khan, Gokturk emperor Categories: 734 ...


Tatwin was a Mercian by birth. He became a monk at the monastery at Breedon-on-the-Hill in the present-day County of Leicestershire. Mercia, sometimes spelled Mierce, was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy, in what is now England, in the region of the Midlands, with its heart in the valley of the River Trent and its tributary streams. ... Leicestershire (abbreviated Leics) is a landlocked county in central England. ...



Through the influence of King Æthelbald he was appointed as Archbishop of Canterbury in 731 and was consecrated on the 10th of June that year. Also that same year Bede completed his Ecclesiastical History of the English People. His commentary on Tatwin states: vir religione et Prudentia insignis, sacris quoque literis nobiliter instructus (a man notable for his prudence, devotion and learning). These qualities were displayed in the two surviving manuscripts of his Riddles and four of his Grammar. The former deal with such diverse topics as philosophy & charity, the five senses & the alphabet and a book & a pen. Ethelbald (or Æthelbald) (died 757) was the King of Mercia in England from 716 until his death. ... (Redirected from 10 June) June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Depiction of Bede from the Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493 Bede (Latin Beda), also known as Saint Bede or, more commonly, the Venerable Bede (c. ...


Apart from his consecration of the Bishops of Lindsey and Selsey in 733 Tatwine's period as archbishop appears to have been uneventful. He died in office in 734. Events Births Emperor Junnin of Japan Deaths Categories: 733 ... Events Births Deaths Bilge Khan, Gokturk emperor Categories: 734 ...

  • from G.M. Bevan's "Portraits of the Archbishops of Canterbury" (1908).


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Preceded by:
Bertwald
Archbishop of Canterbury
731–734
Succeeded by:
Nothelm


Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Arms of the Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Saint Nothelm (d. ...


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EBK: St. Tatwin, Archbishop of Canterbury (158 words)
In AD 731, Tatwin was promoted to the See of Canterbury, through the influence of King Aethelbald of Mercia, and was consecrated on 10th June.
Of Tatwin, he says that he was vir religione et Prudentia insignis, sacris quoque literis nobiliter instructus (a man notable for his prudence, devotion and learning).
This is clearing shown in the two surviving manuscripts of his Riddles and four of his Grammar.
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