735 - Alcuin was born in York, England.
750 - Graduated from Saint Peter School in York.
767 - Became Deacon of York after Aelbert became Archbishop of York.
781 - He was sent to Rome by King Elfwald to bring a petition. On his way home, he met Charlemagne and as persuaded to join his court.
782-790 - Became the teacher of Charlemagne and his two sons. Returned to England but was summoned by Charlemagne ot help in the fight against the Adoptionist heresy.
796 - Alcuin inherited the monastey of Saint Andrew upon the death of Abbot Itherius.
804 - Died on May 19, 804.
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