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800 CE: The Book of Kells is made, most likely at Iona, Scotland and finished at Kells, Ireland.
806 CE: Viking raid on Iona, Scotland; Book of Kells moved to abbey of Kells, Ireland.
1007 CE: The Book of Kells stolen from the abbey at Kells and damaged.
1649 CE - 1653 CE: Oliver Cromwell invades Ireland; Book of Kells moved from Kells to Dublin for safety when Cromwell stations troops in Kells.
1661 CE: Bishop Henry Jones donates The Book of Kells to Trinity College, Dublin.