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Aelfric

Born: 9550 AD
Died: 1010 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Monks

963-984 – Aelfric had his education at the Benedictine Old Minster at Winchester.

 

987 – Became a monk at Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

 

990-992 – Wrote "Catholic Homilies" which was written in Old English.

 

993-998 – Wrote the "Lives of the Saints", a compilation of sermons that was translated in Latin.

 

1005 – Became the first abbot of Eynsham, Oxford.