Lindisfarne Priory Holy Island, England

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.

Lindisfarne Priory
James Laing

Facts & Stats

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Lindisfarne Priory
Full Name
Lindisfarne Priory
Also Known As
55.669381° N, 1.801243° W  (map)


Monks from Lindisfarne settle in Durham Durham Cathedral; Lindisfarne Priory

Further Resources

  1. Brown, Michelle P.. Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels.
  2. Brown, Michelle P.. The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World.
  3. Backhouse, Janet. The Lindisfarne Gospels.
  4. Brown, Michelle P.. The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality, and the Scribe.
  5. Adam, David and Monica Capoferri (illustrator). The Holy Island of Lindisfarne.