Famous Early Anglo-Saxons

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Can you name the famous Anglo-Saxons who lived before 750 A.D.?

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Bishop of Hexhamc. 660 – c. 740
Founder of monasteries at Wearmouth and Jarrowc. 628 - 690
King of East Anglia, probable honoree of the Sutton Hoo buriald. c. 624
Greek monk sent to be Archbishop of Canterbury602 – 690
Sainted bishop from Lindisfarne whose feet were dried by ottersc. 634 – 687
Celtic bishop who founded monastery at Lindisfarned. 651
Bishop of York who argued the Roman cause at Whitbyd. c. 709
Abbot of Wearmouth-Jarrow, leader of the Codex Amiatinus project642 - 716
King of Kent, first English king to convert to Christianityc. 560 – 616
Missionary saint from Romed. 604
Bishop of Lindisfarne who had famous saint's relics elevatedd. 698
King of Mercia who greatly expanded Mercian powerd. 655
Author of the 'Ecclesiastical History'673 - 735
King of Northumbria, quarreled with the Bishop of York, first Northumbrian king to issue a silver pennyc. 645– 685
King of Wessex who abdicated his throne and died in Romec. 659 – 689
Master of music and writing at Wearmouth-Jarrowd. 690
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Queen of Northumbria and Abbess of Elyc. 636 - 679
North African abbot of Canterburyd. 710
Queen of Kent and Abbess of Elyd. c. 699
King of Northumbria who summoned Synod of Whitbyc. 612 - 670
Founding abbess of Whitby, presided over Synod of Whitbyc. 614–680
Roman missionary, first bishop of Yorkd. 644
Bishop of Lindisfarne who argued the Celtic cause at Whitbyc. 605 – 675
Saint, 'Apostle to the Frisians'c. 658 – 739
King of Northumbria who promoted Hiberno-Saxon cultured. c. 704
Bishop of Mercia and Northumbria, did missionary work in Ireland with his brother Ceddd. 672
Sainted king of Northumbria who promoted Christianity and reunited Bernicia and Deirac. 604 – 642
Bishop of Lindisfarne and scribe/artist of the Lindisfarne Gospelsd. 721
King of Northumbria who abdicated his throne; the 'Ecclesiastical History' is dedicated to himr. 729 - 737
Herdsman from Whitby who composed hymns in Englishthird quarter of the 7th c.
King of Deira and Bernicia, converted to Christianity at behest of his wife and her bishopc. 586 – c. 632
Kentish princess who helped convert her Northumbrian husband to Christianityc. late sixth century - 647

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