Æthelburg 1 (Female) Daughter of Æthelberht 3 I of Kent; queen of the Northumbrians
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Notes: BDDAB, p. 19.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (8)
... Aedilberga (1)
 Bede.HE  ii.14
... Aedilbergae ... quae alio nomine Tatae uocatur (1)
 Bede.HE  ii.9
... Aedilbergam (1)
 Bede.HE  ii.11
... Aedilberge (1)
 Bede.HE  ii.20
Ædelburga (1)
 ASC (F)  633 F(Lat.)
Æthelburh... othre naman Tate (1)
 RestingPlaces  4
Æðelburg (2)
 ASC (E)  633 E
 ASC (F)  633 F(OE)
Personal Information (2)
ethnicity (1)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  131 (she was from the southern part [of Britain])
moral (1)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  131-2 (a faithful person, outstanding in character)
Office (4)
Abbess (1)
 RestingPlaces  26
Queen (3)
 Bede.HE  ii.11
 Bede.HE  ii.14
 Bede.HE  ii.20
Status (1)
Noble (1)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  132
Personal Relationship (18)
Æthelburg 1 Aunt, Maternal (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eorcengota 1: RestingPlaces  26
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Æthelburg 1 (1)
 Eadbald 2: of Æthelburg 1: RestingPlaces  5
Æthelburg 1 Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (3)
 of Æthelberht 3: Bede.HE  ii.9
 of Æthelberht 3: RestingPlaces  4
 of Bertha 1: RestingPlaces  4
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Æthelburg 1 (2)
 Eanflæd 1: of Æthelburg 1: Bede.HE  ii.9
 Æthelthryth 1: of Æthelburg 1: Bede.HE  ii.14
Æthelburg 1 Daughter (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Boniface 2: Bede.HE  ii.11
~ Friend (General relationship) of Æthelburg 1 (1)
 Dagobert 2: of Æthelburg 1: Bede.HE  ii.20
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Æthelburg 1 (2)
 Uscfrea 1: of Æthelburg 1: Bede.HE  ii.14
 Æthelhun 1: of Æthelburg 1: Bede.HE  ii.14
Æthelburg 1 Widow (Affinal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Edwin 2: ASC (E)  633 E
 of Edwin 2: ASC (F)  633 F(OE)
Æthelburg 1 Wife (Affinal kinship) of ~ (5)
 of Edwin 2: Bede.HE  ii.9
 of Edwin 2: Bede.HE  ii.10
 of Edwin 2: Bede.HE  ii.11
 of Edwin 2: ASC (F)  633 F(Lat.)
 of Edwin 2: RestingPlaces  4
Event (13)
Birth (1)
 Eanflæd 1.birth: On the night before Eomer 1 arrived at the king's hall, to kill him, the queen (Æthelburg 1) had borne a daughter.: Bede.HE  ii.9 (626)
Burial (1)
 Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: When Edwin 2 died, Æthelburg 1 returned to his brother Eadbald 2, who was king of Kent. And he gave her land in Lyminge, where she founded a minster, and she is buried there together with St Eadburg 4. : RestingPlaces  5
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: When Edwin 2 died, Æthelburg 1 returned to his brother Eadbald 2, who was king of Kent. And he gave her land in Lyminge, where she founded a minster, and she is buried there together with St Eadburg 4. : RestingPlaces  5
Conversion (1)
 Edwin 2-Æthelburg 1.marriage: The marriage was the occasion of the conversion of Edwin 2 and his race.: Bede.HE  ii.9
Correspondence (2)
 Boniface 2.letter to Edwin 2: Boniface 2 wrote to Edwin 2, exhorting him to accept the faith.: Bede.HE  ii.10
 Boniface 2.letter to Æthelburg 1: Boniface 2 wrote to ask Æthelburg 1 to work for her Edwin 2's conversion and pray for him.: Bede.HE  ii.11
Death/dying (1)
 Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: When Edwin 2 died, Æthelburg 1 returned to his brother Eadbald 2, who was king of Kent. And he gave her land in Lyminge, where she founded a minster, and she is buried there together with St Eadburg 4. : RestingPlaces  5
Flight (1)
 Paulinus 1-Æthelburg 1.journey by ship to Kent: When Paulinus 1 saw Cadwallon 1 and Penda 1 ravaging all the land of the Northumbrians, he took Æthelburg 1 and went by ship to Kent.: ASC (E)  633 E (633)
Grant and Gift (2)
 Boniface 2.sending gifts to Æthelburg 1: a silver mirror and an ivory comb adorned with gold: Bede.HE  ii.11
 Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: When Edwin 2 died, Æthelburg 1 returned to his brother Eadbald 2, who was king of Kent. And he gave her land in Lyminge, where she founded a minster, and she is buried there together with St Eadburg 4. : RestingPlaces  5
Journey (6)
 Eorcengota 1.journey overseas: St Eorcengota 1 was sent overseas to her maternal aunt abbess Æthelburg 1.: RestingPlaces  26
 Paulinus 1-Æthelburg 1.journey by ship to Kent: When Paulinus 1 saw Cadwallon 1 and Penda 1 ravaging all the land of the Northumbrians, he took Æthelburg 1 and went by ship to Kent.: ASC (E)  633 E (633)
 Paulinus 1-Æthelburg 1.journey to Canterbury: Paulinus 1 returned with Æthelburg 1 to Canterbury [F(Lat.) substitutes: Kent].: ASC (F)  633 F(OE and Lat.) (633)
 Paulinus 1-Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: As the affairs in Northumbria had been turn into confusion, Paulinus 1 took with him Æthelburg 1 and returned by boat to Kent.: Bede.HE  ii.20, v.24 (633)
 Æthelburg 1.return to Kent: When Edwin 2 died, Æthelburg 1 returned to his brother Eadbald 2, who was king of Kent. And he gave her land in Lyminge, where she founded a minster, and she is buried there together with St Eadburg 4. : RestingPlaces  5
 Æthelburg 1.sending children to Gaul: After Æthelburg 1 arrived in Kent, fearing Eadbald 2 and Oswald 1, she sent Uscfrea 1 and Yffi 2 to Gaul to be brought up by Dagobert 2.: Bede.HE  ii.20
Marriage (2)
 Edwin 2-[Æthelburg 1].marriage: Edwin 2 married a woman from the South (Æthelburg 1).: Alcuin.VersEubor  131-5
 Edwin 2-Æthelburg 1.marriage: Æthelburg 1 was given in marriage to Edwin 2, king of Northumbria. : RestingPlaces  4