Eorcenberht 1 (Male) King of Kent, 640-664
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (23)
... Earconbercto (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
... Erconberctum (1)
 Bede.HE  v.19
Arcenbriht (1)
 ASC  664 C
Arcenbryht (1)
 ASC  664 AG
Arcenbryhting (1)
 ASC  694 A
Earcanbriht (1)
 RestingPlaces  6
Earcanbriht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 C
Earconberct (2)
 Bede.HE  iv.19
 Bede.HE  v.24
Earkenbriht (1)
 ASC  <664> B
Ercanbryht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 D
Ercenberht (2)
 ASC (E)  640 F(OE)
 ASC  640 A
Ercenberhtus (1)
 ASC (E)  640 F(Lat.)
Ercenbriht (2)
 ASC (E)  639 E
 ASC  664 E
Ercenbriht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  <694> B
Erconberct (1)
 Bede.HE  iv.1
Erconberht (2)
 Anon.GenRegList1   
 Anon.GenRegList2   
Erconberhtus (1)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Erconbryht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 AG
Ercumbert (1)
 S6   
Personal Information (2)
religion (2)
 Bede.HE  iii.8 (He was the first English king to order idols to be abandoned and destroyed throughout the kingdom)
 Bede.HE  iii.8 (He ordered the 40 days fast of Lent to be observed by royal authority and he prescribed suitable punishments for offenders)
Office (14)
King (14)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  3 (King of the dwellers in Kent)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
 Bede.HE  iv.1 (King of the Kentish people)
 Bede.HE  iv.19 (King of the Kentish people)
 Bede.HE  v.19
 Bede.HE  v.24 (King of the Kentish people)
 ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (King of the Dwellers in Kent)
 ASC  640 A
 ASC  664 ACEG, <664> B (King of the Dwellers in Kent)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2 (king of the people of Kent)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.17 (king of the people of Kent)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.25 (king of the people of Kent)
 RestingPlaces  6
Personal Relationship (36)
Eorcenberht 1 Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Eormenred 1: RestingPlaces  6
 of Eormenred 1: RestingPlaces  8
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (6)
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.)
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.17
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
Eorcenberht 1 Male cousin, paternal uncle’s son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Eanflæd 1: Bede.HE  v.19
 of Eanflæd 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6
~ Propinquus (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eanflæd 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
~ Sister (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eanswith 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  6
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (8)
 of Eadbald 2: Bede.HE  iii.8
 of Eadbald 2: S6   
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  640 A
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  694 ACDG, <694> B
 of Eadbald 2: Anon.GenRegList1   
 of Eadbald 2: Anon.GenRegList2   
 of Emma 1: RestingPlaces  6
 of Eadbald 2: RestingPlaces  6
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (7)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iv.1
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  664 E
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC  694 ACDG, <694> B
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.GenRegList1   
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.GenRegList2   
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
 Hlothhere 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
Eorcenberht 1 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  640 A
~ Successor (General relationship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  664 E
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (7)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iv.19
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.25
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.172.4
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.183.2
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
Event (13)
Adoption, spiritual (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Affection (2)
 Eorcenberht 1.affection for Wilfrid 2: The king (Eorcenberht 1) greatly loved Wilfrid 2: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.accession to kingdom: Then Eorcenberht 1 acceded [EF(Lat.): to the kingdom (of Kent)].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Charter-witnessing (1)
 S6 - Eadbald 2 granting land to Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1: Eadbald 2 granted land to the minster of Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1 [St Augustine's, Canterbury]: S6    (618)
Commendation (1)
 Eanflæd 1.sending of Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Death/dying (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.death: Eorcenberht 1 passed away.: ASC  664 ACEG, <664> B (664)
Easter-observance (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.establishment of Easter fast: [Eorcenberht 1] was the first of the English kings to establish the Easter fast [F(Lat.) substitutes: the forty-day fast before Easter].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Education/teaching (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Grant and Gift (1)
 S6 - Eadbald 2 granting land to Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1: Eadbald 2 granted land to the minster of Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1 [St Augustine's, Canterbury]: S6    (618)
Introduction (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Journey (5)
 Biscop 2-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: Eorcenberht 1 gave Wilfrid 2 to Biscop 2 as a companion and ordered Biscop 2 to take Wilfrid 2 to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
 Eanflæd 1.sending of Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
 Eorcenberht 1.finding of Biscop 2 as a guide for Wilfrid 2: Eorcenberht 1 found Biscop 2 as a guide for Wilfrid 2.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
 Wilfrid 2.journey to Kent: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Kent, where he spent some time, until another young man came (Biscop 2), who also wished to go to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
Killing/murder (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Kingdom - accession to (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.accession to kingdom: Then Eorcenberht 1 acceded [EF(Lat.): to the kingdom (of Kent)].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Marriage (1)
 Sæthryth 1-Eorcenberht 1.marriage: In the fifth year of the reign of her father [Anna 1] Sæthryth 1, married a husband, Eorcenberht 1, King of the Kentish people.: Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2
Ordering (1)
 Biscop 2-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: Eorcenberht 1 gave Wilfrid 2 to Biscop 2 as a companion and ordered Biscop 2 to take Wilfrid 2 to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
Pagan temples, destruction (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.casting down of idols in kingdom: [Eorcenberht 1] cast down all the idols in his kingdom.: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)