Ecgric 1 (Male) King of the East Angles, <634-<654
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (1)
... Ecgrice (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.18
Office (4)
King (3)
 Bede.HE  iii.18
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1 (king of the East Angles)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7 (king of the East Angles)
Ruler (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.18
Personal Relationship (3)
Ecgric 1 Kinsman (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Sigeberht 3: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Ecgric 1 Kinsman (Generic kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Sigeberht 3: Bede.HE  iii.18
~ Successor (General relationship) of Ecgric 1 (1)
 Anna 1: of Ecgric 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Event (6)
Abdication (2)
 Sigeberht 3.abdication: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
 Sigeberht 3.appointing Ecgric 1 king: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman, Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (1)
 Sigeberht 3.appointing Ecgric 1 king: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman, Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Battle (3)
 Penda 1-Sigeberht 3.battle: The East Anglians were attacked by Penda 1. They dragged Sigeberht 3 to the fight from his monastery.: Bede.HE  iii.18
 Penda 1.war against the East Angles: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1 (637)
 Sigeberht 3-Ecgric 1.being killed by Penda 1's army: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Election of king (1)
 Sigeberht 3.abdication: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Killing/murder (3)
 Penda 1.killing Ecgric: Penda 1 killed Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7
 Penda 1.war against the East Angles: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1 (637)
 Sigeberht 3-Ecgric 1.being killed by Penda 1's army: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Refusal (2)
 Penda 1.war against the East Angles: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1 (637)
 Sigeberht 3-Ecgric 1.being killed by Penda 1's army: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
Retirement (2)
 Sigeberht 3.abdication: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
 Sigeberht 3.appointing Ecgric 1 king: King Sigeberht 3 retiring from affairs of state, entrusted them to his kinsman, Ecgric 1.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1
War (2)
 Penda 1.war against the East Angles: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1 (637)
 Sigeberht 3-Ecgric 1.being killed by Penda 1's army: King Penda 1 went forth to war against the East Angles. Seeing they were being worsted in the war, they asked Sigeberht 3 to come with them into battle as an encouragement to the soldiery. Indeed, as he was unwilling and refused, they extracted him against his will from the monastery and led him into battle, hoping that the soldiers' spirits would become less panic-stricken, and less inclined to flee, in the presence of a chieftan who had once been very strenuous. But the holy man, mindful of his profession, all the time that he was surrounded by the mass ranks of the conquering army, refused to hold anything but just a staff in his hand, and he was killed, along with Ecgric 1 and as the pagans kept on attacking their whole army was massacred and routed.: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.1