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Roman monk, sent to Britain
to convert the Anglo-Saxons
to Christianity and to establish
the authority of the Roman.


Men under religious vows who
live in a community and whose
work is usually centered on
their community, which is called
a monastery.


the residence of a religious
community, esp of monks,
living in seclusion from secular
society and bound by religious


the bishop of Rome as head
of the Roman Catholic Church.


the skin of sheep, goats, etc.,
prepared for use as a material
on which to write.


a room, as in a monastery,
library, or other institution,
where manuscripts are stored,
read, or copied.

to take care of Christians all over the world

Some Christians thought this was the pope's job

from the slave traders

Where the pope first heard of Britain

King Ethelbert

told Augustine he could tell the people of Britain about Christianity


the name of the town where the first Christians in Britain Settled

Archbishop of Canterbury

was to be the leader of all Christians who lived in England

building furniture and cooking food

two of the jobs of the monks

Copied books by hand


beautiful paint and thin gold

used by monks to decorate their books

they were handwritten so it took a long time to make them

Why books were so expensive

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