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Dunstan, Northumberland

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Dunstan, Northumberland

Dunstan (909 – 19 May 988) was an Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, a Bishop of Worcester, a Bishop of London, and an Archbishop of Canterbury, later canonised as a saint. His work restored monastic life in England and reformed the English Church. His 11th-century biographer, Osbern, himself an artist and scribe, states that Dunstan was skilled in "making a picture and forming letters", as were other clergy of his age who reached senior rank.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU2419
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
 

Other names by which Dunstan, Northumberland has been known in the past

Dunstar ~ Dunston

Dunstan, Northumberland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dunstan, school, Northumberland. See DUNSTON.

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