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St Cuthbert

(d. 687) bishop of Lindisfarne


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(d. 687).

Bishop of Lindisfarne from 685. After the synod of Whitby, he was instrumental in winning acceptance of Roman usages at Lindisfarne. The cult of Cuthbert was especially popular from this time in N. England. Feast day, 20 Mar.

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