735 in York, Yorkshire, England Died: 19 May 804 in Tours, France
"In the morning, at the height of my powers, I sowed the seed in Britain, now in the evening when my blood is growing cold I am still sowing in France, hoping both will grow, by the grace of God, giving some the honey of the holy scriptures, making others drunk on the old wine of ancient learning... "
Alcuin Bio Info http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Alcuin.html
About 775 Alcuin of York writes elementary texts on arithmetic, geometry and astronomy. http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Chronology/500_900.html#775