Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island

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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.

Go Historic ID
319033
Short URL
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Names
Lindisfarne Priory
Address

Holy Island, England
Coordinates
55.669381° N, 1.801243° W
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

995
Monks from Lindisfarne settle in Durham

Monks from Lindisfarne Island, driven out by Viking attacks, settle in Durham.

Resources

  1. Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels
  2. The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World
  3. The Lindisfarne Gospels
  4. The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality, and the Scribe
  5. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne