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Aldhelm

(ca. 639/645–709). B. probably Brokenborough, 2 mi. NW of Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Eng.; studied at Malmesbury and Canterbury; 1st abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Malmesbury ca. 673–675; bp. Sherborne 705; founded centers of learning. Works include De virginitate; Carmina ecclesiastica.

MPL, 89, 63;;314; E. S. Duckett, Anglo-Saxon Saints and Scholars (New York, 1947), pp. 3–97.


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