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The History Of Whitby And Its Surrounding Area. Whitby Abbey, St Mary,s Church, Saint Hilda, Caedmon And Lots More…

Caedmon – The First English Poet At Whitby

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Caedmon is perhaps one of Whitby’s most famous ancestors, and although he lived a very long time ago he is still remembered here in Whitby today. Caedmon school at the side of the new bridge, and of course Caedmon’s Cross in the Churchyard of St Hilda’s Church near Whitby Abbey ...

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The Synod Of Whitby AD 664

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The History Of Whitby In 596 the missionary Pope Gregory sent a reluctant bishop, Augustine, to the court of Ethelbert of Kent to bring the ancient Roman colony of Britannia back to Rome. Augustine was startlingly successful, swiftly converting Ethelbert and founding a cathedral at Canterbury. Pagan Saxons retained their ...

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Whitby Pubs Now Closed

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A list of Whitby Pubs and their adresses that are now closed. For a rundown on all the current pubs in Whitby, Visit our Whitby Pubs Page Here. List Compiled By Anthony Noble On Whitby Memories Facebook group. Published with Anthony’s permission. If you have any information, or pictures that ...

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