Milred 1 (Male) Bishop of Worcester, 745-774/5
m/l viii

Notes: See also @John of Worcester, Chron., s.a.775

Factoid List

Recorded Name (25)
Hildred (1)
 Anon.EpisList3   
Mildred (1)
 ASC  772 CEF(OE)G
Mildredus (1)
 ASC  772 F(Lat.)
Milred (13)
 S55   
 S91   
 S96   
 S104   
 S107   
 S142   
 S143   
 S56   
 S58   
 S59   
 S60   
 S63   
 ASC  772 AD, <7>72 B
Milrede (1)
 S98   
Milredus (6)
 S1255   
 S1411   
 S265   
 S61   
 S61   
 Milred.Sylloge  L1
Milret (1)
 Milred.Ep.T112  p. 243
Mired (1)
 S1446   
Personal Information (2)
piety (1)
 Milred.Ep.T112  p. 243 (servant of those who serve God)
religion (1)
 Milred.Sylloge  L1 (holy)
Authorship (2)
 Author of a letter to Lull (Letter): Milred.Ep.T112  pp. 243-5
 Author of Epigrams (Poem): Milred.Sylloge  L1
Office (27)
Bishop (27)
 S55   
 S91   
 S96   
 S98   
 S104   
 S107    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 S1255    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 S1411   
 S142   
 S143   
 S265   
 S56   
 S58    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 S59    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 S60   
 S61   
 S61   
 S63   
 ASC  772 ACDEF(OE)G, <7>72 B
 S1446   
 Anon.EpisList1    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 Anon.EpisList2    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 Anon.EpisList3    (bishop of the church of the Hwicce)
 Anon.EpisList4    (bishop of the Hwicce)
 Milred.Sylloge  L1
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  i.4.2
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.136
Personal Relationship (4)
~ Beloved (General relationship) of Milred 1 (1)
 Lull 1: of Milred 1: Milred.Ep.T112  p. 243
~ Father (Honorific kinship) of Milred 1 (1)
 Boniface 5: of Milred 1: Milred.Ep.T112  p. 244
Milred 1 Friend (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Uhtred 2: S61   
Milred 1 Lord (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Uhtred 2: S61   
Possession (1)
 Milred 1 possessed a book of epigrams.: Milred.Sylloge  L1
Event (30)
Book circulating/making/reading/translating/writing (1)
 Milred 1.letter to Lull 1: Milred 1 wrote a letter of condolence to Lull 1 for Boniface 5's death. He also asked Lull 1 to send him an account of Boniface 5's life.: Milred.Ep.T112  pp. 243-5
Charter-witnessing (16)
 S107 - Offa 7 granting land to Milred 1: Offa 7, king of Mercia, to Milred 1, bishop of the Hwicce; grant of 10 hides (manentia) at Pyrton, Oxon: S107    (765)
 S1255 - Milred 1 leasing land to Æthelburg 7: Milred 1, bishop of Worcester, to Æthelburg 7, abbess; lease, for life, of 21 hides (manentia) at Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester, St Peter's 1. (The land had previously been granted by Oshere, subregulus of the Hwicce, to Dunne 1, famula Dei, and by Dunne 1 to her grand-daughter Hrothwaru 1 (cf. S 1429)): S1255    (774)
 S1411 - Ceolfrith 2 to St Peter’s, Worcester 1: Ceolfrith 2, abbot, to the church of Worcester 1, St Peter's, and the bishopric of Worcester 1; grant of 20 hides (manentes) at Henbury, Gloucs., and 14 (cassati) at Sture in the province of Ismere, Worcs.: S1411    (757 x 774)
 S143 - Offa 7 confirming Sigeburg 1’s exemption from toll: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Sigeburg 1, abbess; confirmation of the exemption from ship-toll which King Æthelbald 4 granted to Abbess Mildrith 1: S143    (761 x 764)
 S1446 - Wærfrith 6-Eadnoth 4 settling dispute: Settlement of a dispute between Wærfrith 6, bishop, and Eadnoth 4, concerning land at Sodbury, Gloucs. : S1446    (903)
 S265 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Peter’s, Bath: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset: S265    (757 x 758)
 S55 - Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5 granting land to Milred 1 and Worcester, St Peter's 1: Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5, under-kings of the Hwicce, to Milred 1, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's 1; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Tredington, Warwicks. (formerly Worcs.), previously held by Tyrdda 1, comes: S55    (757)
 S56 - Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5 granting land to Headda 9: Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5, brothers and under-kings of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Headda 9, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Andoversford, Gloucs.: S56    (759)
 S58 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Æthelmund 2: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Æthelmund 2, his faithful minister, son of Ingeld 3, dux and præfectus; grant of 5 hides (tributarii) at Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.: S58    (767)
 S59 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Æthelmund 2: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of Mercians, to Æthelmund 2, his faithful minister; grant, for three lives, of 5 hides (tributarii) at (Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S59    (770)
 S60 - Uhtred 2 granting land to St Mary’s, Worcester: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permision of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to St Mary's Minster, Worcester; grant of 10 hides (tributarii) at Stoke Prior, Worcs.: S60    (770)
 S61 - Uhtred 2 granting land to St Mary’s, Worcester: Uhtred 2, subregulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Worcester, St Mary's Church; grant of 2 hides (mansiones) at Shipston-on-Stour, Warwicks: S61    (764 x 774)
 S63 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Beornheard 6: Ealdred 5, with the consent of Uhtred 2, his brother, and of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Beornheard 6, comes; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Huntena tun: S63    (757 x 774)
 S91 - Æthelbald 4 granting Eadburg 4 and Thanet, St Mary's 1 and SS Peter and Paul, Thanet the toll on half a ship: Æthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to Eadburg 4, abbess, and her familia in the minsters of Thanet, St Mary's 1 and SS Peter and Paul, Thanet; remission of half the toll due on a ship (? at London): S91    (748)
 S96 - Æthelbald 4 granting land to Eanberht 4: Æthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to Eanberht 4, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassati) near the wood called Toccan sceaga (Tockenham, Wilts.) and the tumulus called Reada beorg: S96    (757)
 S98 - Æthelbald 4 granting toll on two ships to Milred 1 and Worcester 1: Æthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop, and St Peter's, Worcester Minster; remission of the toll due on two ships at London: S98    (743 x 745)
Confirmation of land/privileges (1)
 S143 - Offa 7 confirming Sigeburg 1’s exemption from toll: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Sigeburg 1, abbess; confirmation of the exemption from ship-toll which King Æthelbald 4 granted to Abbess Mildrith 1: S143    (761 x 764)
Correspondence (1)
 Milred 1.letter to Lull 1: Milred 1 wrote a letter of condolence to Lull 1 for Boniface 5's death. He also asked Lull 1 to send him an account of Boniface 5's life.: Milred.Ep.T112  pp. 243-5
Council-meeting, ecclesiastical (1)
 Cuthbert 7.synod: [Cuthbert 7] assembled a great council of England for the suppression of vice, on the advice of Boniface 5 and with the help of King Æthelbald 4. The synod took place at the start of September near the place called Clovesho. There were present these bishops of the churches of Christ: the honourable archbishop Cuthbert 7; Dunn 2, the venerable bishop of Rochester; the very reverend bishops of the Mercians, Totta 2, Hwita 1, and Podda 1; the highly regarded bishops of the West Saxons Hunfrith 1 and Herewald 3; the venerable priests Eardwulf 1, bishop of the East Angles, Ecgwulf 1 bishop of the East Saxons, and Mildred 1 bishop of Hwicce; and the honourable bishops Alwig 1 of Lindsey and Sigefrith 4 of the South Saxons: in the year of our Lord 747, the fifteenth indiction, in the thirty-third year of the reign of Æthelbald 4 the king of the Mercians, who was present on that occasion with his princes and duces.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  i.4.1-2
Death/dying (2)
 Milred 1.death: Here Milred 1 passed away.: ASC  772 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <772> B (774)
 Milred 1.letter to Lull 1: Milred 1 wrote a letter of condolence to Lull 1 for Boniface 5's death. He also asked Lull 1 to send him an account of Boniface 5's life.: Milred.Ep.T112  pp. 243-5
Disputing/dispute-settling (1)
 S1446 - Wærfrith 6-Eadnoth 4 settling dispute: Settlement of a dispute between Wærfrith 6, bishop, and Eadnoth 4, concerning land at Sodbury, Gloucs. : S1446    (903)
Freeing from dues (2)
 S143 - Offa 7 confirming Sigeburg 1’s exemption from toll: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Sigeburg 1, abbess; confirmation of the exemption from ship-toll which King Æthelbald 4 granted to Abbess Mildrith 1: S143    (761 x 764)
 Æthelbald 4.granting remission of toll to Milred 1 and Worcester, St Peter's 1 S98: Æthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's 1; remission of the toll due on two ships at London: S98    (743 x 745)
Grant and Gift (16)
 Eanberht 5-Uhtred 2-Ealdred 5.granting land to Milred 1 & Worcester, St Peter's 1 S55: Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5, under-kings of the Hwicce, to Milred 1, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's 1; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Tredington, Warwicks. (formerly Worcs.), previously held by Tyrdda 1, comes: S55    (757)
 Milred 1.S1446 granting land to Eanbald 3: Milred 1, bishop [of Worcester], to Eanbald 3; grant of at Sodbury, Gloucs.: S1446   
 Milred 1.granting land to ?: Milred 1, bishop of the Hwicce, to —; concerning Tillho.: S1830    (774)
 Offa 7.S107 granting land to Milred 1: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop of the Hwicce; grant of 10 hides (manentia) at Pyrton, Oxon.: S107    (765)
 Offa 7.granting land to Milred 1 S142: Offa 7, king of the Mercians to Milred 1, bishop; grant of land at Wick Episcopi, Worcs.: S142    (757 x 774)
 S107 - Offa 7 granting land to Milred 1: Offa 7, king of Mercia, to Milred 1, bishop of the Hwicce; grant of 10 hides (manentia) at Pyrton, Oxon: S107    (765)
 S1255 - Milred 1 leasing land to Æthelburg 7: Milred 1, bishop of Worcester, to Æthelburg 7, abbess; lease, for life, of 21 hides (manentia) at Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester, St Peter's 1. (The land had previously been granted by Oshere, subregulus of the Hwicce, to Dunne 1, famula Dei, and by Dunne 1 to her grand-daughter Hrothwaru 1 (cf. S 1429)): S1255    (774)
 S1411 - Ceolfrith 2 to St Peter’s, Worcester 1: Ceolfrith 2, abbot, to the church of Worcester 1, St Peter's, and the bishopric of Worcester 1; grant of 20 hides (manentes) at Henbury, Gloucs., and 14 (cassati) at Sture in the province of Ismere, Worcs.: S1411    (757 x 774)
 S265 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Peter’s, Bath: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset: S265    (757 x 758)
 S56 - Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5 granting land to Headda 9: Eanberht 5, Uhtred 2 and Ealdred 5, brothers and under-kings of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Headda 9, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Andoversford, Gloucs.: S56    (759)
 S58 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Æthelmund 2: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Æthelmund 2, his faithful minister, son of Ingeld 3, dux and præfectus; grant of 5 hides (tributarii) at Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.: S58    (767)
 S59 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Æthelmund 2: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of Mercians, to Æthelmund 2, his faithful minister; grant, for three lives, of 5 hides (tributarii) at (Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S59    (770)
 S60 - Uhtred 2 granting land to St Mary’s, Worcester: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permision of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to St Mary's Minster, Worcester; grant of 10 hides (tributarii) at Stoke Prior, Worcs.: S60    (770)
 S61 - Uhtred 2 granting land to St Mary’s, Worcester: Uhtred 2, subregulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Worcester, St Mary's Church; grant of 2 hides (mansiones) at Shipston-on-Stour, Warwicks: S61    (764 x 774)
 S63 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Beornheard 6: Ealdred 5, with the consent of Uhtred 2, his brother, and of Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Beornheard 6, comes; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Huntena tun: S63    (757 x 774)
 Æthelbald 4.granting remission of toll to Milred 1 and Worcester, St Peter's 1 S98: Æthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's 1; remission of the toll due on two ships at London: S98    (743 x 745)
Journey (1)
 Milred 1.journey from Continent to England: After having enjoyed the company of Boniface 5 and Lull 1, through various accidents and adventures, Milred 1 had got back to the land of his birth.: Milred.Ep.T112  p. 243
Lease (3)
 Milred 1.leasing land to Æthelburg 7 S1255: Milred 1, bishop of Worcester, to Æthelburg 7, abbess; lease, for life, of 21 hides (manentia) at Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester, St Peter's 1.(The land had previously been granted by Oshere, subregulus of the Hwicce, to Dunne 1, famula Dei, and by Dunne 1 to her grand-daughter Hrothwaru 1 (cf. S 1429)): S1255    (774)
 S1255 - Milred 1 leasing land to Æthelburg 7: Milred 1, bishop of Worcester, to Æthelburg 7, abbess; lease, for life, of 21 hides (manentia) at Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester, St Peter's 1. (The land had previously been granted by Oshere, subregulus of the Hwicce, to Dunne 1, famula Dei, and by Dunne 1 to her grand-daughter Hrothwaru 1 (cf. S 1429)): S1255    (774)
 S59 - Uhtred 2 granting land to Æthelmund 2: Uhtred 2, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa 7, king of Mercians, to Æthelmund 2, his faithful minister; grant, for three lives, of 5 hides (tributarii) at (Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S59    (770)
Residence (1)
 Milred 1.journey from Continent to England: After having enjoyed the company of Boniface 5 and Lull 1, through various accidents and adventures, Milred 1 had got back to the land of his birth.: Milred.Ep.T112  p. 243