Originally from Northumberland, he did a lot of commuting to France and Rome bringing back lots of new-fangled ideas like books and glass and Gregorian chants and architecture.
He also built monasteries at Wearmouth and Jarrow.
Struck with palsy in later life he carried on from his sickbed to the best of his very capable abilities.
St. Benedict Biscop Facts and Figures
Name: Benedict Biscop
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: BENET-BISCOP, BISCOP-BADUCING
Birth and Death Dates: 628-690
Celebration or Feast Day: January 12th
Role: Unknown at present
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