Anonymi 649 (Male) Monks sent by Gregory 1 with Augustine 1 to preach the word of God to the English people
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Notes: Bede says they were 40 in number (HE, i.25).

Factoid List

Personal Information (4)
moral (1)
 Bede.HE  i.23 (God-fearing)
piety (3)
 Bede.HE  i.23 (servant of our Lord)
 Bede.HE  i.25 (servants of Christ)
 Bede.HE  i.24 (servants of God)
Occupation (2)
Monk (2)
 Bede.HE  i.23
 Bede.HE  v.24
Personal Relationship (1)
Anonymi 649 Son (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Gregory 1: Bede.HE  i.23
Event (15)
Conversion (1)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.conversion of the English: Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) led the English race to the knowledge of the truth, not only by preaching the word but also by showing heavenly signs.: Bede.HE  ii.1
Correspondence (1)
 Gregory 1.letter to Anonymi 649: Gregory 1 sent the monks (Anonymi 649) an encouraging letter in which he persuaded them to persevere with their task.: Bede.HE  i.23 (596)
Decision-making (1)
 Æthelberht 3.message to Augustine 1: Æthelberht 3 ordered Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) to remain on the island where they had landed and be provided with all things necessary until he had decided what to do with them.: Bede.HE  i.25
Flight (1)
 Anonymi 649.first journey: After going a little while on their journey, Anonymi 649 were paralysed with terror and began to contemplate returning home rather than going to a barbarous, fierce, and unbelieving nation whose language they did not even understand.: Bede.HE  i.23 (596)
Grant and Gift (3)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.moving to Canterbury: Æthelberht 3 gave Augustine 1 and his companions a dwelling in the city of Canterbury. As they approached the city, they sang a litany in unison.: Bede.HE  i.25
 Æthelberht 3.granting gifts to the monks at Canterbury: possessions of various kinds for their needs: Bede.HE  i.26
 Æthelberht 3.granting land to Augustine 1: King Æthelberht 3 gave Augustine 1 and his followers somewhere to settle in Canterbury, suitable to their rank.: Bede.HE  i.25
Journey (5)
 Anonymi 649.first journey: After going a little while on their journey, Anonymi 649 were paralysed with terror and began to contemplate returning home rather than going to a barbarous, fierce, and unbelieving nation whose language they did not even understand.: Bede.HE  i.23 (596)
 Anonymi 649.sending Augustine 1 back to Gregory: The monks (Anonymi 649) sent home Augustine 1 who was to beg Gregory 1 humbly for permission to give up so dangerous and uncertain a journey.: Bede.HE  i.23
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.arrival to Britain: Augustine 1 landed with his companions (Anonymi 649) on the island of Thanet.: Bede.HE  i.25, v.24 (597)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.moving to Canterbury: Æthelberht 3 gave Augustine 1 and his companions a dwelling in the city of Canterbury. As they approached the city, they sang a litany in unison.: Bede.HE  i.25
 Augustine 1-others.arrival to Britain: Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 arrived in Britain.: Bede.HE  v.24
Liturgical celebration (2)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.moving to Canterbury: Æthelberht 3 gave Augustine 1 and his companions a dwelling in the city of Canterbury. As they approached the city, they sang a litany in unison.: Bede.HE  i.25
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.use of St Martin’s: In the church of St Martin Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 first began to meet to chant the psalms, to pray, to say mass, to preach, and to baptize.: Bede.HE  i.26
Meeting (1)
 Æthelberht 3-Augustine 1.meeting: Æthelberht 3 came to the island and commanded Augustine 1 and his comrades (Anonymi 649) to come to talk to him. They met in the open air, and at the king's command Augustine 1 and his companions sat down and preached the word of life to himself and all his "comites".: Bede.HE  i.25
Message-sending (1)
 Æthelberht 3.message to Augustine 1: Æthelberht 3 ordered Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) to remain on the island where they had landed and be provided with all things necessary until he had decided what to do with them.: Bede.HE  i.25
Miracle (1)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.conversion of the English: Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) led the English race to the knowledge of the truth, not only by preaching the word but also by showing heavenly signs.: Bede.HE  ii.1
Mission/mission-sending (1)
 Gregory 1.sending mission to England: Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and some monks (Anonymi 649) to England to preach the word of God to the English.: Bede.HE  v.24 (596)
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (1)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.communal life: As soon as Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 had entered the dwelling place allotted to them, they began to imitate the way of life of the apostles and of the primitive church.: Bede.HE  i.26
Ordering (2)
 Æthelberht 3-Augustine 1.meeting: Æthelberht 3 came to the island and commanded Augustine 1 and his comrades (Anonymi 649) to come to talk to him. They met in the open air, and at the king's command Augustine 1 and his companions sat down and preached the word of life to himself and all his "comites".: Bede.HE  i.25
 Æthelberht 3.message to Augustine 1: Æthelberht 3 ordered Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) to remain on the island where they had landed and be provided with all things necessary until he had decided what to do with them.: Bede.HE  i.25
Pastoral activities/preaching (3)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.conversion of the English: Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) led the English race to the knowledge of the truth, not only by preaching the word but also by showing heavenly signs.: Bede.HE  ii.1
 Gregory 1.sending mission to England: Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and several other monks to preach the word of God to the English race.: Bede.HE  i.23, v.24 (595 x 596 - ?)
 Æthelberht 3-Augustine 1.meeting: Æthelberht 3 came to the island and commanded Augustine 1 and his comrades (Anonymi 649) to come to talk to him. They met in the open air, and at the king's command Augustine 1 and his companions sat down and preached the word of life to himself and all his "comites".: Bede.HE  i.25
Religious practice (1)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.communal life: As soon as Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 had entered the dwelling place allotted to them, they began to imitate the way of life of the apostles and of the primitive church.: Bede.HE  i.26
Residence (2)
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.communal life: As soon as Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 had entered the dwelling place allotted to them, they began to imitate the way of life of the apostles and of the primitive church.: Bede.HE  i.26
 Augustine 1-Anonymi 649.moving to Canterbury: Æthelberht 3 gave Augustine 1 and his companions a dwelling in the city of Canterbury. As they approached the city, they sang a litany in unison.: Bede.HE  i.25
Factoids linked indirectly to Anonymi 649 (2)
Education (1)
 Æthelberht 3: he had learned from his teachers and guides in the way of salvation that the service of Christ was voluntary and ought not to be compulsory.: Bede.HE  i.26
Office (1)
Prior of Anonymi 649 (1)
 Augustine 1: Bede.HE  i.23