AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY


AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY
(died 604)
   a MISSIONARY to the English; made ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY in 596 by POPE GREGORY THE GREAT.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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