Tag Archive: Bede

Bede’s World attraction in Jarrow saved from closure

The Venerable Bede

A tourist attraction about the Venerable Bede that closed due to a cash crisis has been saved. Bede’s World – dedicated to the saint and influential scholar – shut last month with trustees blaming government cuts. South Tyneside Council, which owns the land and buildings, has found a new operator to oversee the site. The…

Aethelstan, Anglo-Saxon King of England

King Aethelstan | Medieval Archives

Susan Abernethy joins Medieval Archives with another fantastic post! Susan is the Freelance History Writer, covering topics from Ancient history to the 20th Century. Visit her blog at thefreelancehistorywriter.com. You can also like The Freelance History Writer on Facebook or follow Susan on Twitter. ~The Archivist Aethelstan was the first King of Wessex to bring…