Centwine 1 (Male) King of the West Saxons, 676-?685
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (17)
Centuuine (4)
 S234   
 S236   
 Æthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
 Æthelweard.Chron  ii.9
Centuuinus (1)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.2
Centuwynes (1)
 S499   
Centwine (4)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  40
 S237   
 ASC  676 ACEF(OE)G, <676>
 ASC  682 AE, <682/3> B, 683 C, 681 G
Centwine ... Cynegilsing (1)
 ASC  Pref. AG
Centwinus (1)
 ASC  676 F(Lat.)
Centwyn (1)
 S237   
Coentuuinus (1)
 Milred.Sylloge  L24
Kentwine (2)
 S1170   
 ASC  <676> B
Kentwyne (1)
 S257   
Personal Information (3)
moral (2)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.3 (he ruled justly)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.12 (he ruled his kingdom successfully)
religion (1)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.13 (converted)
Office (14)
King (13)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  40 (King of the West Saxons)
 S236   
 S237    (king of the Saxons)
 S1170   
 ASC  Pref. AG
 ASC  676 ACEF(OE and Lat.), <676> B
 ASC  Pref. AG
 S499    (king of the West Saxons)
 Æthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
 Æthelweard.Chron  ii.9
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.3
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.12
 Milred.Sylloge  L24
Princeps (1)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.33
Occupation (1)
Monk (1)
 Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.13
Personal Relationship (12)
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Centwine 1 (2)
 Bugga 1: of Centwine 1: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.2
 Bugga 1: of Centwine 1: Milred.Sylloge  L24
~ Heir (General relationship) of Centwine 1 (1)
 Cædwalla 1: of Centwine 1: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.18
Centwine 1 Predecessor (General relationship) of ~ (2)
 of Ine 1: S250   
 of Cnut 3: S966   
Centwine 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Cynegils 1: ASC  676 ACG, <676> B
 of Cynegils 1: ASC  Pref. AG
Centwine 1 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Æscwine 2: ASC  Pref. AG
~ Successor (General relationship) of Centwine 1 (3)
 Cædwalla 1: of Centwine 1: ASC  Pref. AG
 Cædwalla 1: of Centwine 1: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.17
 Cædwalla 1: of Centwine 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.205
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Centwine 1 (1)
 Anonymous 136: of Centwine 1: Stephen.VitWilfridi  40
Event (27)
Abdication (2)
 Centwine 1.abdication: [Centwine 1] gave up riches and the reins of government and left his own kingdom in the name of Christ.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.5, 9
 Centwine 1.entry into monkhood: Centwine 1 became a monk after abdicating his kingdom.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.8, 13
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of abbot (2)
 Centwine 1.granting Hæmgils 2 abbacy of Glastonbury : Centwine 1, king of Wessex, to Hæmgils 2; the abbacy of Glastonbury and 6 hides at Glastonbury. : S1666    (678)
 Centwine 1.granting land to Hæmgils 2: Centwine 1, king of Wessex, to Hæmgils 2; the abbacy of Glastonbury and 6 hides at Glastonbury. : S1666    (678)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (1)
 Centwine 1.accession to kingdom: Then Centwine 1 acceded to the kingdom of the West Saxons.: ASC  Pref. AG (676)
Baptism (1)
 Cædwalla 1.grant to Aldhelm 3: Cædwalla 1, after his baptism, gave to Aldhelm 3 a wood called Kemble, to the east of the boundary set by the road, up to the river Thames, a place near another wood called Bradon [Purton], and a place at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Wyliye, for brothers to fish. Part of these lands were exchanged in the same year for others of one . : WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.205-8 (688)
Battle (1)
 Centwine 1.success in battle: Before abdicating Centwine 1 had waged war in three battles, in which he triumphed.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.10-11
Charter-witnessing (4)
 S1170 - Baldred 1 and Aldhelm 3 exchanging lands: Baldred 1 to Aldhelm 3, abbot; grant of 100 hides (manentes) near the river Avon, round the wood called Stercanlei (cf. Startley Farm in Great Somerford, Wilts.) and at Cnebbanburg, in exchange for 100 hides (cassati) east of the wood called Braydon, Wilts.: S1170    (688)
 S234 - Cædwalla 1 granting land to Aldhelm 3: Cædwalla 1, king, to Aldhelm 3, abbot; grant of 140 hides (manentes) on both sides of the wood called Kemele (Kemble, Gloucs.), 30 on the east side of the wood of Braydon, Wilts., and 5 at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Wylye: S234    (688)
 S237 - Centwine 1 granting land to Hæmgils 2: Centwine 1, king of the (West) Saxons, to Hæmgils 2, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 23 hides (mansiones) near Quantock Wood and 3 hides (cassati) at Crycbeorh (probably Creechbarrow Hill, near Taunton), Somerset: S237    (682)
 S499 - Edmund 14 granting land to Dunstan 1 & Glastonbury, St Mary’s: King Edmund 14 to the church of Glastonbury, St Mary's, and to Abbot Dunstan 1; grant and confirmation of privileges: S499    (944)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Wilfrid 2.exile in southern kingdoms: After founding a monastery, Wilfrid 2 was forced to leave; he then went to Cenred 2, who also forced him to leave.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  40
Confirmation of land/privileges (3)
 Cuthred 7.S257 confirmation of the lands of Glastonbury 1: Cuthred 7, king of the West Saxons, to the church at Glastonbury 1; confirmation of the grants of previous kings (Centwine 1, Baldred 1, Cædwalla 1, Ine 1, Æthelheard 4, and Æthelbald 4): S257    (744)
 S499 - Edmund 14 granting land to Dunstan 1 & Glastonbury, St Mary’s: King Edmund 14 to the church of Glastonbury, St Mary's, and to Abbot Dunstan 1; grant and confirmation of privileges: S499    (944)
 Various.S966 granting privileges to Glastonbury, St Mary's 1: Many of King Cnut 3's predecessors granted and confirmed the privileges of Glastonbury, St Mary's 1.: S966   
Death/dying (1)
 Centwine 1.death: Centwine 1 died after he had become a monk.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.14-16
Exile (1)
 Wilfrid 2.exile in southern kingdoms: After founding a monastery, Wilfrid 2 was forced to leave; he then went to Cenred 2, who also forced him to leave.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  40
Expulsion (1)
 Wilfrid 2.exile in southern kingdoms: After founding a monastery, Wilfrid 2 was forced to leave; he then went to Cenred 2, who also forced him to leave.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  40
Flight (1)
 Centwine 1.putting of Anonymi 808 to flight: [E: Here] in this year Centwine 1 put the Britons (Anonymi 808) to flight as far as the sea.: ASC  682 AE, <682/3> B, 683 C, 681 G (682 x 683)
Freeing from dues (1)
 Centwine 1.granting privileges to Glastonbury S250: Centwine 1, king, to the church at Glastonbury; grant of the privilege of immunity from all secular and ecclesiastical services and that of choosing and appointing its own ruler in accordance with the Rule of St Benedict: S250   
Grant and Gift (13)
 Centwine 1.granting Hæmgils 2 abbacy of Glastonbury : Centwine 1, king of Wessex, to Hæmgils 2; the abbacy of Glastonbury and 6 hides at Glastonbury. : S1666    (678)
 Centwine 1.granting land to ?: Kenwinus (?King Centwine 1) to —; concerning land at Elosaneg. : S1669    (676 x 685)
 Centwine 1.granting land to Hæmgils 2: Centwine 1, king of Wessex, to Hæmgils 2; the abbacy of Glastonbury and 6 hides at Glastonbury. : S1666    (678)
 Centwine 1.granting land to Hæmgils 2 S237: Centwine 1, king of the Saxons, to Hæmgils 2, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 23 hides (mansiones) near Quantock Wood and 3 hides (cassati) at Crycbeorh (probably Creechbarrow Hill, near Taunton), Somerset: S237    (682)
 Centwine 1.granting land to Wilfrid 2: Centwine 1, king of Wessex, to Wilfrid 2, bishop; grant of land at Wedmore, Somerset. : S1667    (676 x 685)
 Centwine 1.granting of estates: Centwine 1 granted lands to churches.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.6-7
 Centwine 1.granting privileges to Glastonbury S250: Centwine 1, king, to the church at Glastonbury; grant of the privilege of immunity from all secular and ecclesiastical services and that of choosing and appointing its own ruler in accordance with the Rule of St Benedict: S250   
 Cædwalla 1.grant to Aldhelm 3: Cædwalla 1, after his baptism, gave to Aldhelm 3 a wood called Kemble, to the east of the boundary set by the road, up to the river Thames, a place near another wood called Bradon [Purton], and a place at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Wyliye, for brothers to fish. Part of these lands were exchanged in the same year for others of one . : WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.205-8 (688)
 S1170 - Baldred 1 and Aldhelm 3 exchanging lands: Baldred 1 to Aldhelm 3, abbot; grant of 100 hides (manentes) near the river Avon, round the wood called Stercanlei (cf. Startley Farm in Great Somerford, Wilts.) and at Cnebbanburg, in exchange for 100 hides (cassati) east of the wood called Braydon, Wilts.: S1170    (688)
 S234 - Cædwalla 1 granting land to Aldhelm 3: Cædwalla 1, king, to Aldhelm 3, abbot; grant of 140 hides (manentes) on both sides of the wood called Kemele (Kemble, Gloucs.), 30 on the east side of the wood of Braydon, Wilts., and 5 at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Wylye: S234    (688)
 S237 - Centwine 1 granting land to Hæmgils 2: Centwine 1, king of the (West) Saxons, to Hæmgils 2, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 23 hides (mansiones) near Quantock Wood and 3 hides (cassati) at Crycbeorh (probably Creechbarrow Hill, near Taunton), Somerset: S237    (682)
 S499 - Edmund 14 granting land to Dunstan 1 & Glastonbury, St Mary’s: King Edmund 14 to the church of Glastonbury, St Mary's, and to Abbot Dunstan 1; grant and confirmation of privileges: S499    (944)
 Various.S966 granting privileges to Glastonbury, St Mary's 1: Many of King Cnut 3's predecessors granted and confirmed the privileges of Glastonbury, St Mary's 1.: S966   
Killing/murder (1)
 Centwine 1.submitting the Northumbrians: The Northumbrians planned a revolt, only for King Centwine 1 to put them down with such a thorough slaughter that they could entertain hope no longer.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.215.2
Kingdom - accession to (1)
 Centwine 1.accession to kingdom: Then Centwine 1 acceded to the kingdom of the West Saxons.: ASC  Pref. AG (676)
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (2)
 Centwine 1.abdication: [Centwine 1] gave up riches and the reins of government and left his own kingdom in the name of Christ.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.5, 9
 Centwine 1.entry into monkhood: Centwine 1 became a monk after abdicating his kingdom.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.8, 13
Property-exchanging (1)
 Cædwalla 1.grant to Aldhelm 3: Cædwalla 1, after his baptism, gave to Aldhelm 3 a wood called Kemble, to the east of the boundary set by the road, up to the river Thames, a place near another wood called Bradon [Purton], and a place at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Wyliye, for brothers to fish. Part of these lands were exchanged in the same year for others of one . : WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.205-8 (688)
Pursuit, military (1)
 Centwine 1.pursuit of Britons (Anonymi 2433): Centwine 1 pursued the Britons (Anonymi 2433) from their territories to the sea.: Æthelweard.Chron  ii.9 (682)
Rebellion/sedition (1)
 Centwine 1.submitting the Northumbrians: The Northumbrians planned a revolt, only for King Centwine 1 to put them down with such a thorough slaughter that they could entertain hope no longer.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.215.2
War (2)
 Centwine 1 warfare: Centwine 1 engaged in wars.: Æthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
 Centwine 1.success in battle: Before abdicating Centwine 1 had waged war in three battles, in which he triumphed.: Aldhelm.CarmEccl  iii.10-11