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St. Bean of Mortlach October 26

Added: Monday, October 26th 2020 at 7:37pm by ceilede
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St. Bean of Mortlach      October 26 

St. Bean (Beóán, Beoanus, Beyn, Beanus), bishop of Mortlach (ca. 1012).  Saint Bean was the first bishop of Mortlach in Banff. which is generally said to date from 1063. St. Bean’s dwelling place is supposed to have been at Balvanie, near Mortlach (Bal-beni-mor, “the dwelling of Bean the Great”). His feast day is October 26th.

In the 11th century, the see became that of Aberdeen, Scotland (Benedictines, Farmer).



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Read this, thought to myself "Why?", remembered that thing I was taught about, the "Norman Invasion" [of 1066], went a'Wikipediaing with it, learned many corrections, the foremost being:

That invasion did not introduce French to England. I feel stoopid now.

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