Bede was born in Northumbria, about 673, the time when the final conversion of England was being accomplished.
Then—Bede says that they were punished for this sin—the East Saxons fell into trouble.
Bede the Venerable wrote hymns also; the two best known are the Hymnum canamus gloriae, and Hymnum canentes martyrum.
Bede tells that the saint bore the united name of Columbkill.
We are driven to no such alternative; our canons of criticism are different from Bede's, and so are our notions of probability.
Some of Bede's sources of information are alluded to by himself.
The venerable Bede was his pupil, and speaks of many miracles which he performed.
I believe he means turning over Garside for Bede's, like Mellor did.
Alfred was the first who translated the works of Bede into Saxon, and made them familiar to his subjects.
It is not known with any certainty where Bede was born, but it was probably at Jarrow, in the year 673.