Parish Church of St Gregory the Great, Kirknewton

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    "This is an interesting country church and graveyard [[411348]] The Italian, Gregory the Great, was Pope Gregory I from 590 until his death in 604. He is the patron saint of musicians, singers, students, and teachers. He encouraged the conversion of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms to Christianity sending Paulinus, a Roman missionary and the first Bishop of York, and was held in great esteem in Britain after his death. There is a historical account by Bede of the conversion by Paulinus at Ad Gefrin, just east along the River Glen [[1729341]], in AD 627 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Gregory_the_Great" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1737574
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2010-03-05
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