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I couldn't let this day pass without mentioning my favorite art patron:
(from the archives)

 * Benedict Biscop, abbot (690)
 - accompanied Saints Theodore of Canterbury and Adrian in
 their English mission; he returned to Rome and other Italian
 sites, in order to bring home with him a library (along with
 relics and sacred pictures); became abbot of Wearmouth and
 Jarrow