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1043 – Canute was born. 1080 – Canute succeeded his brother, Harald III, to the throne of Denmark.          – He was King of Denmark. 1080 – Canute succeeded his brother, Harald III, to the throne of Denmark. 1086 – He died on the 10t..

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         – His contemporary and enemy, the author of Philosophumena (probably Hippolytus of Rome) relates that when Callixtus, as a young slave was put in charge of a bank by his master, Carpophorus, he lost the money deposited by other Christians. Callixtus then fled from Rome, but was caught near Portus. 199 BC – ..

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1850 – She was born in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, in Lombardy, on the 15th of July the youngest of thirteen children of Agostino Cabrini and Stella Oldini. 1863 – At 13, she was sent to Arluno to study under the Daughters of the Sacred Heart. 1868 – At the age of 18, she was certified as ..

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1030 – Bruno was born in Cologne, West Germany of the prominent Hartenfaust family. German clergyman and the founder of the Carthusian order. 1055 – He was ordained and became a Canon at St. Cunibert’s. 1056-1057 – He returned to Rheims as professor of theology and became head of the school the following year. 1074 ..

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453 AD – Mary of the Gael – is second only to St Patrick in the esteem of the Irish people. She is of course, specially associated with Kildare and the whole area of Magh Life (The Liffey Plain). Confirmed historical facts about St. Brigid (Brigit, Bride/Bree, Bridget, Ffraid) are few because the numerous accounts ..

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1303 – Saint Birgitta born in Sweden, also known as St. Bridgid of Sweden and Birgitta of Vadstena. She was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Bridgettine Order. 1316 – Married to Ulfo Gudmarson of the family of Ulvåsa, lord of Närke, to whom she bore eight children, one of whom was afterwards ..

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1590 – Born on the 19th of March, near Doncaster, in Austerfield, Yorkshire. 1606 – He was a committed member of what was termed a "Separatist" church, since the church-members had wanted to separate from the Church of England. 1608 – Bradford fled to the Netherlands, along with many members of the congregation. 1609 – ..

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Born in Rome Italy.        – Boniface was a priest, believed to have been ordained by Pope St. Damasus I and to have served Pope St. Innocent I at Constantinople. 418-422 – Served as pope, whose reign was markedly disrupted by the faction of the antipope Eulalius.        – When Boniface was chosen pope by ..

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550 – Boniface IV was born this year in Valeria, Italy. He is the son of John, a physician, a Marsian from the province of Valeria.       – Possibly a student of Pope St. Gregory I the Great in Rome, he was a deacon of the Roman Church when elected pope. 608-615 – He became ..

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680? – Saint Boniface was born at Crediton, Devon. He was a missionary who propagated Christianity in the Frankish Empire during the 8th century.   Received his theological training in the Benedictine monasteries of Adescancastre.   702 – At the age of 30 he became a priest. He wrote the first Latin grammar produced in ..

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