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Bede

[beed] /bid/
noun
1.
Saint ("the Venerable Bede") a.d. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian: wrote earliest history of England.
Also, Baeda.
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Bede

/biːd/
noun
1.
Saint, known as the Venerable Bede. ?673–735 ad, English monk, scholar, historian, and theologian, noted for his Latin Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731). Feast day: May 27 or 25 Latin name Baeda
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