Event: Mission/mission-sending, Pastoral activities/preachingGregory 1.sending mission to England

Scholarly Info
Description Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and several other monks to preach the word of God to the English race.
Year Range 595 x 596 - ?
Primary Source Info
Original Text misit seruum Dei Augustinum et alios plures cum eo monachos [...] praedicare uerbum Dei genti Anglorum
Date from Source In the fourteenth year of Emperor Maurice and about 150 years after the coming of the Angles to Britain

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*For relevant discussion on dates see Plummer, vol.ii, p. 36.

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