Definition of Gregory, St in English:
( Circa 540–604), pope (as Gregory I) 590–604 and Doctor of the Church; known as St Gregory the Great. An important reformer, he did much to establish the temporal power of the papacy. He sent St Augustine to England to lead the country’s conversion to Christianity, and is also credited with the introduction of Gregorian chant. Feast day, 12 March.
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