Caelin (or Celin)

Caelin (Or Celin)

is the name of two early English ecclesiastics.

1. A brother of bishops Cedda and Caedda, a priest in the household of Athelwold, king of Deira. He is, mentioned by Bede (H. E. iii, 23, ed. Giles) as introducing his brother Cedda to the notice and favor of his master, about A.D. 653.

2. Provost of Ripon, who was allowed by Wilfrid, in the year 709, to seek a more retired life, The name occurs in the Liber Vitce of the Church of Durham. See Eddius, Vita Saint Wilfridi, cap. xi.

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