Eorcengota 1 (Female) Daughter of King Eorcenberht 1 of Kent
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (2)
Earcongotae (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
Ercongota (1)
 ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.)
Personal Information (6)
(1)
 RestingPlaces  26 (saint)
moral (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.8 (most virtuous maiden)
saintly status (4)
 ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE) (a holy woman and a wonderful person)
 ASC (E)  640 F(Lat.) (a holy woman, devoted to God)
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.183.2 (holy virgin)
 RestingPlaces  8 (saint)
Occupation (1)
Nun (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
Status (1)
Virgin (1)
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.183.2
Personal Relationship (12)
~ Aunt, Maternal (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcengota 1 (2)
 ∆thelburg 4: of Eorcengota 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 ∆thelburg 1: of Eorcengota 1: RestingPlaces  26
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcengota 1 (2)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcengota 1: RestingPlaces  8
 Hlothhere 1: of Eorcengota 1: RestingPlaces  8
Eorcengota 1 Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (5)
 of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 of Seaxburg 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.)
 of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
 of Seaxburg 1: RestingPlaces  8
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcengota 1 (1)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcengota 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.183.2
~ Mother (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcengota 1 (1)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcengota 1: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.)
~ Sister (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcengota 1 (1)
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcengota 1: RestingPlaces  8
Event (5)
Burial (1)
 Eorcengota 1.burial: Eorcengota 1 was buried in the church of the blessed protomartyr Stephen.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Death/dying (2)
 Eorcengota 1.miracle at her death: As Eorcengota 1 was dying, many brothers of the monastery (Anonymi 641) heard choirs of angels singing as well as the sound of a mighty throng. Hurrying out they saw a very great light coming from heaven which bore away Eorcengota 1's soul.: Bede.HE  iii.8
 Eorcengota 1.report of her vision: When the day of her death was imminent, Eorcengota 1 went around the monastery visiting the cells of Christ's infirm hand-maiden (Anonymi 640). She recommended herself to their prayers and told them that it had been revealed to her that her death was imminent.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Dreaming/seeing vision/revelation (1)
 Eorcengota 1.miracle at her death: As Eorcengota 1 was dying, many brothers of the monastery (Anonymi 641) heard choirs of angels singing as well as the sound of a mighty throng. Hurrying out they saw a very great light coming from heaven which bore away Eorcengota 1's soul.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Journey (1)
 Eorcengota 1.journey overseas: St Eorcengota 1 was sent overseas to her maternal aunt abbess ∆thelburg 1.: RestingPlaces  26
Miracle (2)
 Eorcengota 1.miracle at her death: As Eorcengota 1 was dying, many brothers of the monastery (Anonymi 641) heard choirs of angels singing as well as the sound of a mighty throng. Hurrying out they saw a very great light coming from heaven which bore away Eorcengota 1's soul.: Bede.HE  iii.8
 Eorcengota 1.miracle at translation of her body: It was decided to take up the stone which covered Eorcengota 1's sepulchre and raise it higher in the same place. While they were doing this, a sweet fragrance arose from the depths of the sepulchre.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Prophecy (1)
 Eorcengota 1.report of her vision: When the day of her death was imminent, Eorcengota 1 went around the monastery visiting the cells of Christ's infirm hand-maiden (Anonymi 640). She recommended herself to their prayers and told them that it had been revealed to her that her death was imminent.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Reporting (1)
 Eorcengota 1.report of her vision: When the day of her death was imminent, Eorcengota 1 went around the monastery visiting the cells of Christ's infirm hand-maiden (Anonymi 640). She recommended herself to their prayers and told them that it had been revealed to her that her death was imminent.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Tomb-making/opening (1)
 Eorcengota 1.miracle at translation of her body: It was decided to take up the stone which covered Eorcengota 1's sepulchre and raise it higher in the same place. While they were doing this, a sweet fragrance arose from the depths of the sepulchre.: Bede.HE  iii.8
Visit (1)
 Eorcengota 1.report of her vision: When the day of her death was imminent, Eorcengota 1 went around the monastery visiting the cells of Christ's infirm hand-maiden (Anonymi 640). She recommended herself to their prayers and told them that it had been revealed to her that her death was imminent.: Bede.HE  iii.8