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Aelfric (Aelfric Grammaticus)

Born: 955 AD
Died: 1010 AD, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Monks

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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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