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Colmán [St Colmán]

Marios Costambeys

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Colmán [St Colmán] (d. 676), bishop of Lindisfarne, was an Irish monk from Iona. He may conceivably be the 'Colmanus abbas' recorded by the seventeenth-century scholar Patrick Young as the addressee of a charter, now lost, from Wulfhere, king of the Mercians...

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Subjects: Early Christianity ; History of Christianity ; Christianity

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