Venerable Bede
  
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Bede (672/3 – 26 May 735 A.D.), also known as Saint Bede, Venerable Bede, and Bede the Venerable, was an English Benedictine monk at the monastery of St. Peter and its companion monastery of St. Paul in the Kingdom of Northumbria of the Angles (modernly Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Abbey in Tyne and Wear, England). Some highlights of his life story are discussed in this article from Putnam's Monthly magazine. 
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