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Diocletian, 269; persecutes the Church, 269.
Dionysius, Bishop of Corinth, 263.
Dionysius, Bishop of Alexandria, 266.
Dionysius computes Easter, 282.
Dioscorus, Bishop of Alexandria, 280.
Domitianus 260; hanishes St. John to Patmos, 260.
Dunstan, St., born A.D. 919; 200.
Durhanm—See Bede, Cuthbert.
Dyrwent, River, 189.


Eadbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 72, 75, 77.
Eadfield, Bp. of Lindisfarne, to whom Bede dedicates his Life of St. Cuthbert, 3, 81.—He is styled Eadfrith by Smith. He was Bishop from 698 to 721, and is the writer of the celebrated copy of the Gospels preserved in the Brit. Mus. Nero D. iv.; which MS. is mentioned in the Legend of St. Cuthbert, 193.
Eadfrith.—See Eadfield.
Eadred, Abbot, 194.
{{Sc|Eardulf, Bishop Landisfarne, 188; first Bishop of Cuncacester, 194 ; his death, 196.
Eared, Abbot, 188.
Eata, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 17, 18, 20, 21, 32, 49.
Ebba, Abbess, 205.
Eber, 226.
Ecgbercht, King of Kent, 85.
Ecgfrid, King of Northumberland, xix. xx. 46 ; killed in a battle with the Picts, 48, 51.
Ecgfird.—See Æcgfrid.
Eclipse, Solar, Anno, 664 ; 288.
Edmund, King, 201 ; his death, 202.
Edmund, Priest of Lindisfarne, 190; succeeds Bishop Aldhun, 204; his death 206.
Edred, King, 202.
Edward, succeeds King Alfred, 196, 197; his death, 199.
Edwin I., King of Northumbria, baptized, 286.
Egbert, Archbishop of York, Anno, 732; to whom Bede addresses his letter on Ecclesiastical Discipline, 138; on the conduct of a Bishop, 138; preaching, and example inculcated, 139; to avoid idle talk, 139; St. Gregory's pastoral rule recommended, 139; Parochial Clergy, 141; to teach the Lord's Prayer and Creed in the vulgar tongue, 141; not to covet the Temporalities of the Church, 143; but to follow Samuel's example, 143; to divide the See of York into twelve Bishoprics, 145; General Council to be holden for this purpose, 146; Monastic Institutions which had got into disuse to be appropriated, 146; also, the Lay Monasteries and Convents, 147; although for the sake of lucre the Pontiifs themselves have encouraged these abuses in the Church, 149; Bede exhorts Egbert to observe the duties of a Bishop, which he explains, 149; his authority over the Clergy, 150; his Cure of Souls, 150; daily Communication recommended, 151; the measure of Continence in the Married state, 151; in a religious community, all things should belong to the community, 152; Love of the World incompatible with the Love of God, 154.
Egilric, Bp., succeeds Edmund, 206.
Eglewin, Bishop, succeeds Egilric, 207; removes the body of St. Cuthbert from Durham to Lindisfarne, 211; carries it safely back again, after a miraculous journey, 212; his imprisonment, and death, 215.
Egypt, 230.
Ehud, 232.
Elfred, Priest of Durham, 204; his good and religious life, 205; removes the rehques of Venerable Bede and others, lix. 205.
Elfsig, Bishop, 202.