Church History 2.1

Main

Papacy of Gregory the Great

590 - 604

Arrival of Augustine in Kent: meeting with Aethelbehrt

597

Gregory's Second Mission

601

Edwin King of Bernicia and Deira (--> Northumbria)

616 - 632

Death of Aethelberht and Apostasy of Eanbald

616

Edwin baptized

628

Edwin killed in battle

632

Aidan founds Abbey at Lindisfarne at Oswald's request

634

Oswald King of Northumbria

634 - 642

Oswald dies

642

Oswy King of Northumbria

647 - 670

The 'Synod' at Whitby

664

Theodore of Tarsus and Hadrian found school at Canterbury

669

Bede

672 - 735

Benedict Biscop founds Wearmouth

673

Benedict Biscop founds Jarrow

681

Beginning of Mission of Willibrord

690

Founding of Echternach by Willibrord

697

Journey of Ceolfrid with the 'Codex Amiatinus'

716

from Wearmouth-Jarrow to Rome

First visit of Boniface to Rome

719

Boniface fells the Oak of Thunor at Geismar

723

Composition of Ecclesiastical History

731

Egbert founds school at York

732

Boniface founds Fulda

744

Boniface made archbishop of Mainz

745

Death of Boniface

754

Aethelbert of York

767 - 780