The Freelance History Writer has written a guest article for the Ancient History Encyclopedia about the 7th Century Anglo-Saxon Abbess, Hilda of Whitby. I find Hilda to be an inspiration and a formidable presence in a shadowy and inaccessible time in history. She is one of the few women mentioned by The Venerable Bede in his “Ecclesiastical History of the English People” and hosted the Synod of Whitby in 664.
Click on the link below to read this article:
Hilda of Whitby ~ A Ray of Light in the “Dark Ages” on the Ancient History Encyclopedia website.