New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Aldhelm

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(c.639-709) Confessor, abbot of Malmesbury, Bishop of Sherborne. He was an able administrator and one of the first Englishmen to cultivate classical learning with success. His chief prose work was a treatise in praise of virginity. He built the still-existing chapel of Saint Lawrence, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. Feast, 25 May.

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  • “Saint Aldhelm”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 July 2012. Web. 27 December 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/new-catholic-dictionary-saint-aldhelm/>