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Journal Article

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David Woods

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History

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great britain church history 449 1066 eclipses events of 664 chronology earthquakes bede the venerable saint 673 735 synod of whitby iona chronicle plague irish annals bede

An 'earthquake' in Britain in 664 (2005)

Abstract There is good reason to doubt the soundness of a record in the Irish annals of an earthquake in Britain in 664. It appears that a metaphorical reference to a disturbance in the church there, namely,the contentious synod of Whitby, has been interpreted literally and misunderstood by the compiler of the record that lies behind the extant annals.
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