Centuries: 5th century - 6th century - 7th century
Decades: 540s - 550s - 560s - 570s - 580s - 590s - 600s - 610s - 620s - 630s - 640s
Years: 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600
Events and Trends
- Pope Pope Gregory I sends a mission led by Augustine of Canterbury, consisting of forty monks, to England with the intent of converting its inhabitants to Christianity. On their arrival in 597, they are welcomed by King Ethelbert of Kent, who eventually converts.
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