Finan of Lindisfarne

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name =Finan of Lindisfarne


religion =Catholic
see =Diocese of Lindisfarne
bishop_of = Bishop of Lindisfarne
enthroned = 651
ended = 661
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predecessor = Saint Aidan
successor =Saint Colmán
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death_date = February 17 661
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Infobox Saint
name=Finan of Lindisfarne
birth_date=
death_date=February 17 661
feast_day=February 17, February 9
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death_place=Ireland
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Finan of Lindisfarne (died February 17 661), also known as Saint Finan, was an Irish monk, trained at Iona in Scotland, who became Bishop of Lindisfarne from 651 until 661.Powicke "Handbook of British Chronology" p. 237] Originally from Ireland, he founded a cathedral on Lindisfarne and converted the kings Sigebert of Essex and Peada of the Middle Angles to Christianity. Bede is the main source for Finan's life.Walsh "New Dictionary of Saints" p. 203]

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References

* Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde "Handbook of British Chronology" 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961
* Walsh, Michael "A New Dictionary of Saints: East and West" London: Burns & Oats 2007 ISBN 0-8601-2438-X

External links

* [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/bede-book1.html "Ecclesiastical History of the English People"] , Book 1, L.C. Jane's 1903 Temple Classics translation. From the Internet Medieval Sourcebook.
* [http://www.ccel.org/ccel/bede/history.pdf Bede's Ecclesiastical History and the Continuation of Bede (pdf)] , at [http://www.ccel.org CCEL] , edited & translated by A.M. Sellar.
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06075c.htm Saint Finan] at the Catholic Encyclopedia
* [http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/adversaries/bios/finanlindisfarne.html Early British Kingdoms]
* [http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=975 Catholic Online Saints and Angels]
* [http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintf12.htm Patron Saints Index]
* [http://www.pase.ac.uk/pase/apps/persons/CreatePersonFrames.jsp?personKey=17799 Prosopography of Anglo Saxon England entry for Finan]

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SHORT DESCRIPTION=Bishop of Lindisfarne; Saint
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