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Leaders of the Northern Church Bishop J B Lightfoot

Icon of St Hilda of Whitby, Abbess of Whitby.
Icon of St Hilda of Whitby, Abbess of Whitby. Source; Wikipedia

Today’ free book is a collection of sermons by Bishop J B Lightfoot on the Leaders of the Northern Church in Medieval England. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain title of this title.

Joseph Barber Lightfoot [1828-1889], Leaders in the Northern Church. Sermons Preached in the Diocese of Durham, 2nd edn. London: MacMillan & Co., 1899. Hbk. pp.221. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]


  • Extract from the Last Will and Testament of the late Joseph Barber Lightfoot, Lord Bishop of Durham
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  1. The Celtic Mission of Iona and Lindisfarne
  2. S. Oswald
  3. S. Aidan
  4. S. Hilda
  5. S. Cuthbert
  6. The Death of Bede
  7. Richard De Bury
  8. Bernard Gilpin
  9. John Cosin
  10. Joseph Butler
  • Appendix. S. Columba
  • Notes

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