When Gregory 1 had held his see for some time and was preaching the gospel of Christ
Persons associated with this Event:
(the Great, pope, 590-604) : The holy man [sc. Gregory 1] admired the beauty of Anonymi 2414 and asked what people they were from. He asked whether they were Christians or unbelievers.
(English youths whom Gregory 1 met) : In response to the questions of Gregory 1, the young men [sc. Anonymi 2414] replied that they were English and were not Christians: no one had yet opened their ears.