The Story of Holy Island Hardback

An Illustrated History

by Kate Tristram;


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The Story of Holy Island

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Kate Tristam is a well-known island resident whose talks on the history of Lindisfarne hold visitors spellbound. A historian and a priest in the Church of England, she is ideally qualified to tell the remarkable story of this captivating place. From its misty beginnings as part of the mainland in the Stone Age right up to the present day, this popular history covers: its formation as an island, the Roman and Anglo-Saxon eras, the influence of Columba and Iona, Lindisfarne's own apostle, Aidan, the making of the Lindisfarne Gospels, Cuthbert, Cedd, Chad and Aidan's other followers, Hilda and the community at Whitby, Bede and the monastic tradition, the coming of the Vikings, the Benedictine years, the dissolution of the monasteries, and more.

The Story of Holy Island by Kate Tristram was published by Canterbury Press in June 2014 and is our 58073rd best seller. The ISBN for The Story of Holy Island is 9781848256910.

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Page last updated 6th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCanterbury Press (June 2014)
Weight372g
Number of Pages192
Thickness13 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
ISBN9781848256910
ISBN-101848256914
Product Code4299269
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