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St CAEDMON

Christian Saint

Father of English Sacred Poetry.

He was a cowherd from near Whitby who started writing songs but was too embarrassed to sing at parties.

A voice in a dream told him to aim his verses Godwards, and hey ho, St HILDA heard him.

Suddenly it was goodbye herd and off to Whitby Monastery, and before he was done he had also translated the whole of the Bible into Anglo-Saxon.

St CAEDMON FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CAEDMON
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : February 11th
Birth and Death Dates : ???-680
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 41

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Article last updated on 15 April 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CAEDMON: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Apr. 2009. Web. 26 July 2014.

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