Lindisfarne Priory Holy Island, England

Lindisfarne Priory
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On this tidal island off the northeast coast of England, a monastery was founded in the 7th century by St. Aidan of Iona. Today it is in picturesque ruins.

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Lindisfarne Priory
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Lindisfarne Priory
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55.669381° N, 1.801243° W  (map)
Holy Island, England
Holy Island Northumberland, England
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England United Kingdom

Further Resources

  1. Brown, Michelle P.. “Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels”. December 15, 2004.
  2. Brown, Michelle P.. “The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World”. December 15, 2010.
  3. Backhouse, Janet. “The Lindisfarne Gospels”. January 1, 1994.
  4. Brown, Michelle P.. “The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality, and the Scribe”. May 31, 2003.
  5. Adam, David and Monica Capoferri (illustrator). “The Holy Island of Lindisfarne”. March 1, 2009.