Bede (disambiguation)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Bede may refer to

People[edit]

  • Bede (Saint Bede, the Venerable Bede) (672 or 673 – May 27, 735), a monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Wearmouth
  • Shelda Bede, a beach volleyball player from Brazil who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Bede Griffiths, a British-born Benedictine monk and mystic who lived in ashrams in South India
  • Jim Bede, a controversial aircraft designer, who is often credited with the creation of the modern kitplane market

Places[edit]

Canada;

Schools[edit]

Texts[edit]

  • Saint Petersburg Bede, an early surviving manuscript of Bede's 8th century history, the Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (Ecclesiastical History of the English People)
  • Tiberius Bede (disambiguation), the name of two manuscripts of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum
  • Moore Bede, an early manuscript of Bede's eighth-century Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum

Aeronautics[edit]

  • Bede Aircraft, an aircraft corporation founded by controversial aeronautical engineer Jim Bede in 1961 to produce the BD-1 kit aircraft
    • Bede BD-1, a kit-built aircraft, the first design of American aeronautical engineer Jim Bede
    • Bede BD-5, a small, single-seat homebuilt kit aircraft that was introduced in the early 1970s by Bede Aircraft Corp

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Adam Bede, George Eliot's first novel, published pseudonymously in 1859
  • Bede Island, an area of Leicester, England close to the city centre
  • Bede Metro station, a Tyne and Wear Metro station named after the Venerable Bede
  • Bede X-ray Metrology, a Durham, UK-based manufacturer of semiconductor metrology equipment
  • Bede, a now-defunct rock band from Portland, Oregon made up of current members of the band Menomena
  • Bede people, an ethnic group in Bangladesh
  • Bede, the Hungarian name for Bedeni village, Găleşti Commune, Mureş County, Romania