Lindisfarne


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Lindisfarne,

England: see Holy IslandHoly Island
or Lindisfarne
, off the coast of Northumberland, NE England. At low tide the island is connected with the mainland by a stretch of sand. It is partly cultivated, and tourism and fishing are important. A church and monastery, built in 635 under St.
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Lindisfarne

object of first major Viking raid in Britain (792). [Br. Hist.: Grun, 86]
See: Battle
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The band is now fronted by founding member and songwriter Rod Clements alongside Lindisfarne stalwarts Charlie Harcourt, Dave Hull-Denholm, Ian Thomson, Steve Daggett and former Roxy Music drummer Paul Thompson.
Lindisfarne Castle, a Grade-I listed building situated on top of a volcanic mound, is currently undergoing a PS3 million restoration project, and is closed to the public until spring 2018.
Highlights & inclusions Visit to Durham, a tour of Northumbria's heritage coastline, visit to Lindisfarne and entrance to The Alnwick Garden Two nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at the three-star Holiday Inn in Washington (or similar) Coach travel from the local area Escorted by a friendly tour manager Visit www.
But, then again, for many centuries, Lindisfarne itself, through its ecclesiastic links with St Cuthbert and St Aidan, was also, as an exclave, part of the County Palatine of Durham.
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The Dutchman's creation is described as "calligraffiti" and is part of a wider programme of activities, the centrepiece of which is the Lindisfarne Gospels Durham Exhibition, on show at Durham University until Monday, September 30.
Their island, some three miles in length and a mile wide, is Lindisfarne, later called Holy Isle, a place of retreat, a haven in a brutal world.
She has three ambitions for her work: to provide a complete commentary on the new facsimile edition of the Lindisfarne Gospels, to write a detailed and up-to-date scholarly work for the academic community, and to provide the educated lay reader a summary of previous scholarship and a description of the manuscript.
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Each summer some unseen magnet drew me to Britain's Holy Island of Lindisfarne, a cradle of Christianity from the seventh century onwards.
Cuthbert, who lived in the seventh century, stretches from Melrose in Scotland, 40 miles south of Edinburgh, across the border into northeast England to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, on the Northumberland coast.