The Venerable Bede, St Nicholas's Cathedral Newcastle upon Tyne. Born about 672 AD renowned linguist, historian and translator, .contributed significantly to English Christianity making writings accessible to his fellow Anglo- Saxons.
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BBC coverage of the 100th Anniverasry of the Somme. Historian Dan snow mentions the 'Newcastle Commercials', while later on Dame Shirley Williams references the men of South Shields. The town's Central Library and Local History Group have compiled a database of the men from South Tyneside (South Shields, Jarrow & Hebburn) who served in WW1.