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St Erkenwald, Light of London
Music: Franz Joseph Haydn
The seventh-century Bishop of London helped kings and clergy to shine Christian light into the darkness of mere religion.

ERKENWALD was born into a family of royal blood in the Kingdom of Lindsey around 630, and used his inheritance to found a monastery for himself in Chertsey near London, and another for his sister Ethelburga in Barking.

In 674, King Sebbi of Essex was baptised, and Erkenwald’s part in this, together with the high reputation of his two monastic communities, led Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury, to appoint Erkenwald as Bishop of London in 675.

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Distinguish using sentences: Found. Founded.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Light. Use. Code.

Use together in one sentence: High. Benefit. Baptise.

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