Where does history end and legend begin? The Ecclesiastical History of the English People is a nonfiction text, but the line between

Where does history end and legend begin? The

Ecclesiastical History of the English People is a
nonfiction text, but the line between historical fact
and legend was not as important when Bede was
writing as it is today. In what ways does Bede’s
account seem more legendary than fact based?
Consider the details Bede includes and what you
know about how political and religious conflicts
were solved during the time period.

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