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Caedmon

~ 670
Civilization: British — Saxon
   Field of Renown:  literature — Poet
Era:  Celtic-Roman

Earliest known Anglo-Saxon poet. His story was related by St. Bede.

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Book Links
Cowherd Who Became a Poet  in  Fifty Famous People  by  James Baldwin
How Caedmon Sang  in  English Literature   by  H. E. Marshall


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Caedmon the poet
 in Fifty Famous People

'Caedmon, sing some song to me.'
 in English Literature