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.
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