Bede's Historia ecclesiastica, dedicated to King Ceolwulf of Northumbria, is one of the most important primary sources for the history of the Anglo-Saxons up to the early eighth century.
For more information please see our entry on Bede: Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, by Sharon Rowley.
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Dance, Richard William. "Bede completes Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 September 2015
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