The Gregorian Mission and English Education

@article{JonesTheGM,
  title={The Gregorian Mission and English Education},
  author={P. F. Jones},
  journal={Speculum},
  volume={3},
  pages={335 - 348}
}
B EDE asserts that in the year 631 King Sigebert of East Anglia 'founded a school wherein boys should be taught letters,' and which was furnished with 'masters and teachers after the manner of the people of Kent.' 1 On this passage Leach bases his contention that, if Canterbury had a school which was a model in 631, it must have been established by St Augustine as an adjunct to the Cathedral of Christ Church in 598; 2 that the school there founded was a grammar school, modelled, not upon the… Expand
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