brought about by
- St. Augustine was an
Italian missionary. He arrived in the Saxon part of Britain in
AD 597 and made friends with the Saxon King of Kent. His
people became Christians.
- The British Christians
believed slightly different things to the Saxon Christians.
There was a big argument about when Easter should be
- Augustine met with the
British bishops at Aust (in Gloucestershire), but was very rude
to them! He said the British Christians were bad and should do
what he told them.
- The British bishops told
Augustine to go away. So he went back to the Saxon part of
Britain. The British bishops ignored what he had said and
carried on with Christianity in their own way.
- In AD 768, the British
finally decided to change what they believed to the same as