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St Bees

St Bees a small town on the coast of Cumberland, four miles S. of Whitehaven. The Culdee nunnery, founded by St. Begha in the 7th century, having been destroyed by the Danes, a Benedictine priory was established here in the time of Henry I. St Bees' Theological College was founded by Bishop Law in 1816 for the benefit of those who cannot study at Oxford or Cambridge.