Eadburg 5 (Female) Daughter of Offa 7; wife of King Beorhtric 1 of Wessex
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (9)
Eadburg (4)
 S268   
 S149   
 S268   
 ASC  787 ACDE, <787> B
Eadburh (3)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  14
 Asser.VitAlfredi  15
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.20
Eadburhg (1)
 ASC  787 F(OE)G
Edburg (1)
 S127   
Personal Information (3)
moral (2)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  14 (In the manner of her father she began to live like a tyrant)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  15 (She led her life up to her death shamefully in poverty and misery.)
psychological (1)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  15 (Just as she lived irrationally in her homeland, so she did much more so amongst a foreign people.)
Office (5)
Abbess (1)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Queen (4)
 S268   
 S149   
 S268   
 ASC  836 ACG, <836> B
Status (1)
Virgin (1)
 S127   
Personal Relationship (8)
Eadburg 5 Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (6)
 of Offa 7: Asser.VitAlfredi  14
 of Offa 7: ASC  787 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <787> B
 of Offa 7: ASC  836 ACG, <836> B
 of Offa 7: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.20
 of Offa 7: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.1
 of Offa 7: S127   
Eadburg 5 Wife (Affinal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Beorhtric 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  14
 of Beorhtric 1: ASC  787 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <787> B
Possession (1)
 with innumerable treasures: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Event (17)
Allegiance (1)
 Beorhtric 1.assistance to Offa 7: Beorhtric 1 assisted Offa 7 because he [sc. Beorhtric 1] had his daughter [sc. Eadburg 5] as his queen.: ASC  836 ACG, <836> B
Assistance (1)
 Beorhtric 1.assistance to Offa 7: Beorhtric 1 assisted Offa 7 because he [sc. Beorhtric 1] had his daughter [sc. Eadburg 5] as his queen.: ASC  836 ACG, <836> B
Begging (2)
 Anonymi 178.reporting to Asser 1 about Eadburg 5: Asser 1 had heard from many (Anonymi 178) who had seen Eadburg 5 begging accompanied by a single slave-boy (Anonymous 6).: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
 Eadburg 5.begging in Pavia: Accompanied by a single slave-boy (Anonymous 6), Eadburg 5 begged daily in Pavia.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Charter-witnessing (3)
 S127 - Offa 7 confirming privileges of St Peter’s, Chertsey: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Ceolnoth 1, abbot, and his familia in the church of St Peter (Chertsey, St Peter's 1); confirmation of privileges: S127    (787)
 S149 - Ecgfrith 7 granting land to Cuthbert 11: Ecgfrith 7, king of the Mercians, to Cuthbert 11, abbot, and the brethren of Malmesbury Abbey; restitution of 35 hides (manentes) at Purton, Wilts., previously seized by King Offa 7, in return for 2000 silver solidi: S149    (796)
 S268 - Beorhtric 1 granting land to Lulla 3: Beorhtric 1, king, to Lulla 3, his princeps; grant of 10 hides (mansiones) at Crux Easton, Hants: S268    (801)
Confirmation of land/privileges (1)
 S127 - Offa 7 confirming privileges of St Peter’s, Chertsey: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Ceolnoth 1, abbot, and his familia in the church of St Peter (Chertsey, St Peter's 1); confirmation of privileges: S127    (787)
Death/dying (1)
 Eadburg 5.death in Pavia: Eadburg 5 died miserably in Pavia.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Decision-making (1)
 Eadburg 5.meeting with Charlemagne 1: Eadburg 5 met with Charlemagne 1, who offered her a choice.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Expulsion (1)
 Eadburg 5.expulsion from convent: Eadburg 5 was expelled from her convent.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Grant and Gift (3)
 Charlemagne 1.granting a nunnery to Eadburg 5: Charlemagne 1 gave her [sc. Eadburg 5] a great convent of nuns.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
 Charlemagne 1.granting of convent to Eadburg 5: Charlemagne 1 granted Eadburg 5 a convent of nuns.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
 S268 - Beorhtric 1 granting land to Lulla 3: Beorhtric 1, king, to Lulla 3, his princeps; grant of 10 hides (mansiones) at Crux Easton, Hants: S268    (801)
Journey (1)
 Eadburg 5.journey to Charlemagne 1: Eadburg 5 journeyed to Charlemagne 1.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Killing/murder (1)
 Eadburg 5.killing of Beorhtric 1 and others: Eadburg 5 killed Beorhtric 1 and others.: Asser.VitAlfredi  14
Marriage (3)
 Beorhtric 1.assistance to Offa 7: Beorhtric 1 assisted Offa 7 because he [sc. Beorhtric 1] had his daughter [sc. Eadburg 5] as his queen.: ASC  836 ACG, <836> B
 Beorhtric 1.marriage: He [sc. Beorhtric 1] had his [sc. Offa 7's] daughter [sc. Eadburg 5] as his queen.: ASC  836 ACG, <836> B (789)
 Beorhtric 1.marriage to Eadburg 5: At the end of a period of two years Beorhtric 1 married Eadburg 5, the daughter of Offa 7.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.20 (789)
Meeting (1)
 Eadburg 5.meeting with Charlemagne 1: Eadburg 5 met with Charlemagne 1, who offered her a choice.: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Property-exchanging (1)
 S149 - Ecgfrith 7 granting land to Cuthbert 11: Ecgfrith 7, king of the Mercians, to Cuthbert 11, abbot, and the brethren of Malmesbury Abbey; restitution of 35 hides (manentes) at Purton, Wilts., previously seized by King Offa 7, in return for 2000 silver solidi: S149    (796)
Property-giving/selling (1)
 S149 - Ecgfrith 7 granting land to Cuthbert 11: Ecgfrith 7, king of the Mercians, to Cuthbert 11, abbot, and the brethren of Malmesbury Abbey; restitution of 35 hides (manentes) at Purton, Wilts., previously seized by King Offa 7, in return for 2000 silver solidi: S149    (796)
Reporting (1)
 Anonymi 178.reporting to Asser 1 about Eadburg 5: Asser 1 had heard from many (Anonymi 178) who had seen Eadburg 5 begging accompanied by a single slave-boy (Anonymous 6).: Asser.VitAlfredi  15
Restoration of land/property (1)
 S149 - Ecgfrith 7 granting land to Cuthbert 11: Ecgfrith 7, king of the Mercians, to Cuthbert 11, abbot, and the brethren of Malmesbury Abbey; restitution of 35 hides (manentes) at Purton, Wilts., previously seized by King Offa 7, in return for 2000 silver solidi: S149    (796)
Seizure of land (1)
 S149 - Ecgfrith 7 granting land to Cuthbert 11: Ecgfrith 7, king of the Mercians, to Cuthbert 11, abbot, and the brethren of Malmesbury Abbey; restitution of 35 hides (manentes) at Purton, Wilts., previously seized by King Offa 7, in return for 2000 silver solidi: S149    (796)
Factoids linked indirectly to Eadburg 5 (1)
Status (1)
Slave of Eadburg 5 (1)
 Anonymous 6: Asser.VitAlfredi  15