664 in history

Born in 664

Jul 14 Eorcenberht of Kent king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Kent from 640 until his death, succeeding his father Eadbald.

Died in 664

Oct 26 Cedd an Anglo-Saxon monk and bishop from Northumbria. He was an evangelist of the Middle Angles and East Saxons in England and a significant participant in the Synod of Whitby, a meeting which resolved important differences within the Church in England. He is venerated by Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians