Sunderland's connection with glass making dates to the seventh century, when Benedict Biscop
brought glaziers from Gaul to make the first known stained-glass window in the country for St Peter's monastery in Monkwearmouth.
The church was founded by Benedict Biscop
and built on land provided by King Ecgfrith of Northumbria in 681 AD.
St Benedict Biscop
CE Primary School, School Road, Wombourne, Staffordshire, WV5 9DZ,
brought craftsmen from France to create a stained glass window in England for St.
The Viking destruction of Monkwearmouth monastery in 866AD brought to an end world changing study and innovation by Benedict Biscop
, Bede and their successors.
On page 129, the author cites the exchange of one book from Benedict Biscop
for eight hides of land from King Aldfrith.
The current wave of conversions began in the new year in Sunderland with Benedict Biscop
Church of England Academy.
These three new windows continue the long tradition of design and craftsmanship that Benedict Biscop
(628689) introduced to the North East.
Baptised at Wombourne's St Benedict Biscop
Church, she grew up in Malta after her mother, Gill, aged 51, met her father, Pieiie, 46, while on holiday.
In addition to (and often in relation to) Bede, Wormald deals with Bede's abbot Benedict Biscop
, Beowulf, the notion of an English imperium allegedly ruled by an overlord known as its Bretwalda, the tenth-century bishop AEthelwold, and the historical circumstances leading to the building and preservation of the Anglo-Saxon churches at Deerhurst and Brixworth.
The twin Anglo-Saxon monastery at Wearmouth and Jarrow was inspired by Benedict Biscop
's travels to Rome in the 650s.
St Benedict Biscop
Church at Wombourne, near Wolverhampton, will need a new burial ground within the next two years and wants to buy a former school playing field at Sytch Lane.