MEDIEVAL ENGLAND’S POWER MONASTERY.
The article discusses archaeological excavations of the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. It was the site of a monastery established in 635 by the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria and the base for the cult of Saint Cuthbert, an early bishop of Lindisfarne known for his piety and miracles. The monastery was repeatedly attacked by Vikings beginning in the late 8th century. The ruins of the 12th and 13th century priory are visible. A discussion of the island's history and archaeological finds is presented,