Considered the most famous of all the Anglo-Saxon saints, Saint Dunstan was born circa A.D. 910. In 943 he was made Abbot of Glastonbury by King Athelstan. He immediately set about rebuilding the monastery and reviving of other monasteries. The Abbey of Glastonbury became a great school of learning. Dunstan became Archbishop of Canterbury and a legate of the Holy See (by Pope John XII). He was zealous in reforming the church and served with piety and honor till his death on May 19, 988.