Event: Mission/mission-sending, Pastoral activities/preachingGregory 1.sending mission to England
||Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and several other monks to preach the word of God to the English race.
||595 x 596 - ?
Primary Source Info
||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
*For relevant discussion on dates see Plummer, vol.ii, p. 36.
Persons associated with this Event:
(the Great, pope, 590-604) : prompted by divine inspiration
(Archbishop of Canterbury, 597-604x609; apostle of the English)
(Monks sent by Gregory 1 with Augustine 1 to preach the word of God to the English people)