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 Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Grimbald of Winchester, Grimwald, Grimbold
Birth and Death Dates: 825-901
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 78
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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