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Saint (“the Venerable Bede”) a.d. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian: wrote earliest history of England.
Historical Examples

Bede was born in Northumbria, about 673, the time when the final conversion of England was being accomplished.
A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand

Then—Bede says that they were punished for this sin—the East Saxons fell into trouble.
The History of London Walter Besant

Bede the Venerable wrote hymns also; the two best known are the Hymnum canamus gloriae, and Hymnum canentes martyrum.
The Catholic World; Vol. IV.; October, 1866, to March, 1867. E. Rameur

Bede tells that the saint bore the united name of Columbkill.
Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1 James Y. Simpson

We are driven to no such alternative; our canons of criticism are different from Bede’s, and so are our notions of probability.
Short Studies on Great Subjects James Anthony Froude

Some of Bede’s sources of information are alluded to by himself.
Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1 James Y. Simpson

The venerable Bede was his pupil, and speaks of many miracles which he performed.
The Cathedral Church of York A. Clutton-Brock

I believe he means turning over Garside for Bede’s, like Mellor did.
The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting

Alfred was the first who translated the works of Bede into Saxon, and made them familiar to his subjects.
History of the Anglo-Saxons Thomas Miller

It is not known with any certainty where Bede was born, but it was probably at Jarrow, in the year 673.
Grace Darling Eva Hope

Saint, known as the Venerable Bede. ?673–735 ad, English monk, scholar, historian, and theologian, noted for his Latin Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731). Feast day: May 27 or 25 Latin name Baeda


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