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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Eadfrith

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bishop of Lindisfarne from 698 to 721. He is sometimes named as the first translator of the Bible into Anglo-Saxon, but this is a mistake. There is, however, a splendid manuscript, written by Eadfrith with his own hand, in the Cottonian Library. It is known as The Durham Book. Wright, Biographical Brittanica Literature, Anglo-Saxon Period, page 242.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Eadfrith'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/e/eadfrith.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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