Augustine of Canterbury, Saint
Augustine of Canterbury, Saint
Biographical article on the monk who was the first Archbishop of Canterbury, called 'Apostle of the English.'

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  • Augustine of Canterbury, Saint — born , Rome? died May 26, 604/605, Canterbury, Kent, Eng.; feast day May 26 in England and Wales, May 28 elsewhere First archbishop of Canterbury. A Benedictine prior in Rome, he was chosen by Pope Gregory I to lead 40 monks as missionaries to… …   Universalium

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  • Augustine of Canterbury — (d. 604/5)    Saint, Missionary and Archbishop.    Augustine was Prior of St Andrew’s Monastery in Rome. He was sent by Pope Gregory the great to bring the English people back to Christianity. In 597 he landed in Kent where Queen bertha, a… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Anselm of Canterbury, Saint — (ca. 1033–1109)    Saint Anselm of Canterbury is often called the first scholastic. That is, he is considered by many to be the first medieval Christian theologian to apply philosophical argument in the classical sense to spiritual matters. In… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Laurentius of Canterbury, Saint — ▪ archbishop of Canterbury also called  Lawrence, or Laurence   died Feb. 2, 619, Canterbury, Kent, Eng.; feast day February 3       second archbishop of Canterbury, missionary who played a large part in establishing the Anglo Saxon church.… …   Universalium

  • Theodore of Canterbury, Saint — born с 602, Tarsus, Cilicia, Asia Minor died Sept. 19, 690, Canterbury, Kent, Eng.; feast day September 19 Seventh archbishop of Canterbury (668–690). He was sent from Rome to Canterbury, where he helped establish a famous school at the monastery …   Universalium

  • Mellitus of Canterbury, Saint — ▪ Italian saint died April 24, 624, Canterbury, Kent [England]; feast day April 24       first bishop of London and the third archbishop of Canterbury (619–624), known for his missionary work and his diplomatic efforts between the Roman church… …   Universalium

  • St Augustine of Canterbury R.C. High School (Oldham) — Saint Augustine of Canterbury RC High School is a mixed gender Roman Catholic secondary school in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England.Notable past students include Mark Owen of 1990s boyband Take That, Gerard Kearns who is known for his Role as… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Augustine of Canterbury —     St. Augustine of Canterbury     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Augustine of Canterbury     First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope, pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Eglise Saint-Augustine of Canterbury — Église Saint Augustine of Canterbury Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Église Saint Augustine of Canterbury d Aiken Église Saint Augustine of Canterbury du comté d Oklahoma Église Saint… …   Wikipédia en Français

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