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924 – Dunstan born near Glastonbury, England. English abbot, celebrated archbishop of Canterbury, and a chief adviser to the kings of Wessex, who is best known for the major monastic reforms that he effected. Of noble birth, Dunstan was educated by Irish monks and visitors at Glastonbury. Later he entered first the household of his ..

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1941 – He was born on the 27th day of February in Sudan.      1963 – He was ordained a priest on the 21st day of July this year.     1974 – He was appointed Bishop of Wau.     1979 – He was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Khartoum.     1981 – He was appointed ..

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1581 – James Ussher, born on the 4th of January in Dublin, Ireland. He was Anglican Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1591 – He was a gifted linguist, entering Dublin Free School. 1600 – He proved a diligent student, devoting much attention to controversial theology, graduated as M.A. and became a fellow ..

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1630 – Born in October. 1647 – He entered as a pensioner of Clare Hall, Cambridge. 1650-1651 – Graduated and was made fellow of his college. 1656 – He became tutor to the son of Edmond Prideaux, attorney-general to Oliver Cromwell. 1661 – He was ordained without subscription by Thomas Sydserf, a Scottish bishop. 1662 ..

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1090 – Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury, born near Bec, NW France. He was of Norman parentage. 1137 –  A monk at Bec, he became abbot there. 1138 – 1161 – He was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury. He crowned King Stephen, but after the king’s death he refused to regard Stephen’s son as his successor, and ..

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1913 – Born in the village of Artesiano, Karditsa on the  August 1913.   1936 – He enrolled in the Theological School of the University of Athens.   1938 – During his second year, he became a monk in the Pendeli Monastery.   1940 – He graduated in Theological School of the University of Athens. ..

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1250 – He joined the Franciscan order and studied in their Oxford convent. 1270 – He returned to Oxford and taught there, being elected in provincial minister of the Franciscans in England, but he was soon afterwards called to Rome as lector sacri palatii, or theological lecturer in the schools of the papal palace. 1774 ..

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