Eata bishop of Hexham

Introduction

Melrose. As abbot of Melrose he sent Cuthbert from Melrose to Lindisfarne (20 March). He later became bishop of Lindisfarne, and later still of Hexham (Bede, HE iii, 26; iv, 12; iv, 27;

Associated places

Melrose, Lindisfarne, Hexham.

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Anglo-Saxon

Source for saint

Source

Legends of Scottish Saints: Readings, hymns and prayers for the commemorations of Scottish saints in the Aberdeen Breviary

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Eata (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Eata (certain)