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St GRIMBALD-OF-WINCHESTER

Christian Saint

Monk and scholar.

He came from Rheims to England at the request of King Alfred to help put the country back on the scholastic route after the ravages of the Danes.

Aged 60 and having to learn a new language, our Saint worked wonders: translating Latin texts into Anglo-Saxon, expanding libraries and becoming Professor of Divinity at Oxford.

St GRIMBALD-OF-WINCHESTER FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : GRIMBALD-OF-WINCHESTER
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 825-901
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 102

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Article last updated on 25 February 2006 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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