Lindisfarne Priory
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Holy Island, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2RX

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 Lindisfarne Priory Timeline

635Foundation

Oswald, King of Northumbria, summons Irish monk Aidan from Iona to be bishop of his kingdom. Oswald grants Lindisfarne to Aidan for his monastery.

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670SPrior Cuthbert

A monk named Cuthbert joins. He is eventually made Prior, but when his reforms prove unpopular, he retires to a small island nearby as a hermit.

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