Holy Island (GB)

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century. Celebrated as a place of worship for the followers of St Cuthbert, the priory on the island was also the place that the illuminated manuscript of The Lindisfarne Chronicles was made. For more see Lindisfarne

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