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Wilfrid_IconBorn in 634, Wilfrid was educated at Lindisfarne and spent some years in Rome.  He was a strong proponent of Roman observances, especially at the Synod of Whitby in 664.  He took charge of the new monastery at Ripon and became bishop of York, although quarrels with the king and the archbishop of Canterbury led to his exile and five years of missionary work in Sussex, the Isle of Wight and Friesland.  He died in 710 and was buried at Ripon.  His body was later translated to Canterbury. – CTS New Daily Roman Missal 2012, p 3057

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