Agilbert 1 (Male) Gallic-born bishop of the West Saxons, c.650-c.660; later bishop of Paris
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Notes: BDDAB, p. 36-7; BEASE, p. 21; Fletcher, pp. 40-1; Paul Fouracre, ?Agilbert (d. 679x90)?, ODNB.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (26)
Aegelberchtus (1)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  9
Aegilberchtus (1)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
Aegilberhtus (3)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  Cap9
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  12
Agilberctus (6)
 Bede.HE  iii.7
 Bede.HE  iii.25
 Bede.HE  iii.28
 Bede.HE  iv.1
 Bede.HE  iv.12
 Bede.HE  v.19
Agilbrihtus (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 15v.8.ii
Ăgebertus (1)
 ASC  650 F(Lat.)
Ăgelbirhtus (1)
 Anon.EpisList4   
Ăgelbriht (3)
 ASC  649 BCE
 ASC  <660> B, 660 C
 ASC  <670> B, 670 C
Ăgelbryht (3)
 ASC  650 A
 ASC  660 A
 ASC  670 A
Ăgelbyrht (1)
 ASC  650 G
Ăglbriht (2)
 ASC  660 E
 ASC  670 E
Ă­elbyrht (1)
 ASC  660 G
Ă■elbyrht (2)
 ASC  670 G
 ASC  660 G
Personal Information (6)
ethnicity (3)
 Bede.HE  iii.7 (a Gaul by birth)
 ASC  650 AG, 649 BCE (from the Gauls)
 ASC  650 F(Lat.) (Frank)
language competence (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.25 (He could not speak the English language)
provenance (2)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  9 (a bishop from across the sea)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  10 (a bishop from across the sea)
Education (1)
 He spent a long time in Ireland for the purpose of studying the Scriptures: Bede.HE  iii.7
Office (22)
Bishop (22)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  Cap9
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  9
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  12
 Bede.HE  iii.7
 Bede.HE  iii.7 (Bishop of the West Saxons)
 Bede.HE  iii.25 (Bishop of the West Saxons)
 Bede.HE  iii.28
 Bede.HE  iv.1
 Bede.HE  iv.12 (Second bishop of the West Saxons)
 Bede.HE  v.19 (Bishop of the Gewisse)
 Bede.HE  v.19 (Bishop of Paris)
 ASC  650 AF(Lat.)G, 649 BCE (Bishop of the West Saxons)
 ASC  660 ACEG, <660> B
 ASC  660 ACEG, <660> B (Bishop of Paris)
 ASC  670 ACEG, <670> B
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 15v.8.ii (Bishop of the West Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList1    (bishop of the West Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList2    (bishop of the West Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList3    (bishop of the West Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList4    (bishop of the West Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList5    (bishop of the West Saxons)
Personal Relationship (6)
Agilbert 1 Friend (General relationship) of ~ (2)
 of Wilfrid 2: Bede.HE  iii.25
 of Aidan 1: Bede.HE  iii.25
~ Nephew (Consanguineal kinship) of Agilbert 1 (2)
 Leuthhere 2: of Agilbert 1: Bede.HE  iii.7
 Leuthhere 2: of Agilbert 1: ASC  670 ACEG, <670> B
Agilbert 1 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Birinus 1: ASC  650 AF(Lat.)G, 649 BCE
~ Successor (General relationship) of Agilbert 1 (1)
 Wine 1: of Agilbert 1: ASC  660 ACEG, <660> B
Event (19)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of abbot (1)
 Wilfrid 2.consecration to abbacy: King [Aldfrith 1] gave [Wilfrid 2] a site at Ripon on which to build a monastery, and the magnates contributed many presents. He was ordained priest and abbot there by Agilbert 1, a Gallic bishop.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.12
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of bishop (5)
 Agilbert 1.elevation to episcopacy of Paris: That Agilbert 1 received the bishopric of Paris in Gaul beside the Seine.: ASC  660 ACEG, <660>B (660)
 Agilbert 1.elevation to episcopacy of West Saxons: Here Agilbert 1 received the bishopric among the West Saxons [E: bishoprics of the Saxons; F(Lat.) substitutes: was consecrated] after Birinus 1 [F(Lat.) omits].: ASC  650 AF(Lat.)G, 649 BCE (650)
 Agilbert 1.episcopal consecration of Wilfrid: Ealhfrith 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Gaul with the counsel of his father Oswiu 1, requesting that he should be consecrated as his bishop by Agilbert 1.: Bede.HE  v.19
 Wilfrid 2.consecration as bishop: Twelve Gallic catholic bishops (Anonymi 311) including Agilbert 1 ordained Wilfrid 2.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  12
 Wilfrid 2.episcopal consecration: Ealhfrith 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Gaul to be consecrated bishop. : Bede.HE  iii.28, v.24 (664)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of priest (4)
 Agilbert 1.ordination of Wilfrid 2 as priest: The bishop (Agilbert 1), following the order of the king (Ealhfrith 1), ordained Wilfrid 2 at Ripon as a priest.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  9
 Wilfrid 2.consecration to abbacy: King [Aldfrith 1] gave [Wilfrid 2] a site at Ripon on which to build a monastery, and the magnates contributed many presents. He was ordained priest and abbot there by Agilbert 1, a Gallic bishop.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.12
 Wilfrid 2.ordination: Wilfrid 2 was ordained priest at Ripon, on the command of the king (Ealhfrith 1), by Agilbert 1.: Bede.HE  v.19
 Wilfrid 2.priestly consecration: Wilfrid 2 was ordained by Agilbert 1, at the request of Ealhfrith 1.: Bede.HE  iii.25
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Wilfrid 2.consecration to abbacy: King [Aldfrith 1] gave [Wilfrid 2] a site at Ripon on which to build a monastery, and the magnates contributed many presents. He was ordained priest and abbot there by Agilbert 1, a Gallic bishop.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.12
Council-meeting, ecclesiastical (2)
 Oswiu 1-others.council of Whitby: When the question of Easter, and of the tonsure and other ecclesiastical matters were raised, it was decided to hold a council to settle the dispute.: Bede.HE  iii.25-6, iv.1 (664)
 Wilfrid 2.Synod of Whitby: Clerics (Anonymi 307) and others gathered at Streuneshalgh to consider the proper date for observing Easter. Colmßn 1 was told that he must retire and leave his see if he could not accept the tonsure and method of keeping Easter, which he did.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
Death/dying (1)
 Agilbert 1.death: Agilbert 1 died in Paris being old and full of days.: Bede.HE  iiii.7
Easter-observance (2)
 Oswiu 1-others.council of Whitby: When the question of Easter, and of the tonsure and other ecclesiastical matters were raised, it was decided to hold a council to settle the dispute.: Bede.HE  iii.25-6, iv.1 (664)
 Wilfrid 2.Synod of Whitby: Clerics (Anonymi 307) and others gathered at Streuneshalgh to consider the proper date for observing Easter. Colmßn 1 was told that he must retire and leave his see if he could not accept the tonsure and method of keeping Easter, which he did.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
Episcopal see, acquisition/institution/division/merge (2)
 Cenwealh 2.institution of new episcopal see: Cenwealh 2 grew tired of Agilbert 1's barbarous speech and foisted upon the kingdom another bishop (Wine 1).He divided his kingdom in two dioceses and gave Wine 1 an episcopal seat at Winchester: Bede.HE  iii.7
 Wine 1.changing bishoprics: Wine 1 usurped the bishopric of Winchester, but, having been replaced by Agilbert 1, found refuge with Wulfhere 1 king of the Mercians, from whom he bought the bishopric of London, spending the rest of his life there.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.75.8
Grant and Gift (1)
 Wilfrid 2.consecration to abbacy: King [Aldfrith 1] gave [Wilfrid 2] a site at Ripon on which to build a monastery, and the magnates contributed many presents. He was ordained priest and abbot there by Agilbert 1, a Gallic bishop.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.12
Hospitality (1)
 Theodore 1.journey to Paris: Theodore 1 went to Agilbert 1, who kindly received him.: Bede.HE  iv.1
Journey (1)
 Theodore 1.journey to Paris: Theodore 1 went to Agilbert 1, who kindly received him.: Bede.HE  iv.1
Message-sending (1)
 Cenwealh 2.sending for Agilbert 1 in Paris: As he was suffering heavy losses in his kingdom, Cenwealh 2 realised that a kingdom without a bishop was deprived of divine protection. So he sent messengers to Agilbert 1, praying him to return to his diocese.: Bede.HE  iii.7
Mission/mission-sending (1)
 Agilbert 1.mission to West Saxons: He went to Cenwealh 2 and voluntarily undertook the task of preaching.: Bede.HE  iii.7
Pastoral activities/preaching (1)
 Agilbert 1.mission to West Saxons: He went to Cenwealh 2 and voluntarily undertook the task of preaching.: Bede.HE  iii.7
Request (3)
 Agilbert 1.episcopal consecration of Wilfrid: Ealhfrith 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Gaul with the counsel of his father Oswiu 1, requesting that he should be consecrated as his bishop by Agilbert 1.: Bede.HE  v.19
 Cenwealh 2.sending for Agilbert 1 in Paris: As he was suffering heavy losses in his kingdom, Cenwealh 2 realised that a kingdom without a bishop was deprived of divine protection. So he sent messengers to Agilbert 1, praying him to return to his diocese.: Bede.HE  iii.7
 Wilfrid 2.priestly consecration: Wilfrid 2 was ordained by Agilbert 1, at the request of Ealhfrith 1.: Bede.HE  iii.25
Resigning of episcopal office (1)
 Agilbert 1.resignation from episcopal see: Here Agilbert 1 departed from Cenwealh 2.: ASC  660 ACEG, <660> B (660)
Retirement (1)
 Wilfrid 2.Synod of Whitby: Clerics (Anonymi 307) and others gathered at Streuneshalgh to consider the proper date for observing Easter. Colmßn 1 was told that he must retire and leave his see if he could not accept the tonsure and method of keeping Easter, which he did.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  10
Tonsuring (1)
 Oswiu 1-others.council of Whitby: When the question of Easter, and of the tonsure and other ecclesiastical matters were raised, it was decided to hold a council to settle the dispute.: Bede.HE  iii.25-6, iv.1 (664)
Visit (1)
 Agilbert 1.visit to Oswiu 1 and Ealhfrith 1: Agilbert 1 visited King Oswiu 1 and Ealhfrith 1, his son.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  9
Factoids linked indirectly to Agilbert 1 (1)
Office (1)
Priest of Agilbert 1 (1)
 Agatho 1: Bede.HE  iii.25