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saint oswald

Anglo-Saxon king of Northumbria from 633 to 642 who introduced Celtic Christian missionaries to his kingdom and gained ascendancy over most of England.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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