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0390003801

Gregory I the Great (c540-604). Pope from 590, seeing English slave children in Rome, is reputed to have said 'These are Angels, not Angles'. Sent St Augustine (d604) and 40 monks to England in 596 to convert Anglo-Saxons to Christianity. Colour printed wood engraving c1860,

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Gregory I the Great (c540-604).  Pope from 590, seeing English slave children in Rome,  is reputed to have said 'These are Angels, not Angles'.  Sent St Augustine (d604) and 40 monks to England in 596 to convert Anglo-Saxons to Christianity.  Colour printed wood engraving c1860,