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HIEU201Lecture22 - HIEU 201 October 20th 2008 British Isles...

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HIEU 201 October 20 th , 2008 British Isles, Carolingians, Holy Roman Empire 1. British Isles a. i. Northumbria: St. Hilda at Whitby b. Theodore (668-690) Archbishop of Canterbury i. Lindesfarne, Wearmouth, Jarrow, York Cathedral School – provided major center of education within the British Isles ii. The Venerable Bede (673-735): Instructions to missionaries & most of the history of the early church, which provides the most of our written sources of the 5 th , 6 th , and 7 th century c. Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms vs. Celts i. King Offa of Mercia (757-796) ii. Alfred the Great (871-899): King of Wessex – first one to call self King of England 2. The Rise of the Carolingian Family, 600–768 a. Mayor of the Palace – king i. Charles Martel (Battle of Poitier/Tours, 732) ii. Pepin Crowned King of the Franks by St. Boniface (key figure in conversion of the German tribes) 1. Two sons 2. iii. Carolus and Carloman.
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