Definition of Bede from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Bede

 
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(also the Venerable Bede)
 
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(c. 673-735) an English monk and historian. At his monastery (= religious community) in Jarrow in north-east England, he wrote many books, the most important of which, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, written in Latin, was the first serious work of English history.

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