Grimbald 1 (Male) Monk from Gaul and mass-priest of King Alfred 8
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (8)
... GRIMBALDUM (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 8v.1
... Grimbolde ... (1)
 Alfred.GregCurPast  PraefPr.7.22
Grimbald (1)
 ASC  902 A, 903 DG
Grimbaldus (3)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  78
 Fulk.Ep.W4  p. 10
 ASC (F)  903 F(OE and Lat.)
Grimbold (1)
 ASC  <903> B, 903 C
Grymbald (1)
 S349   
Personal Information (6)
moral (2)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  78 ([he was] adorned with all good habits)
 S956    (confessor)
piety (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 8v.1 (most precious and beloved by God)
reputation (1)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  78 (a very venerable man)
saintly status (2)
 ASC (F)  903 F(Lat.) (holy)
 RestingPlaces  II.32 (saint)
Education (1)
 He was most learned in every way in ecclesiastical doctrines and in Divine Scripture.: Asser.VitAlfredi  78
Office (7)
Abbot (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 9r.1
Mass priest (2)
 Alfred.GregCurPast  PraefPr.7.22
 ASC  902 A, <903> B, 903 CDG
Priest (4)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  77
 S349   
 Fulk.Ep.W4  p. 10
 ASC (F)  903 F(OE and Lat.)
Occupation (3)
Cantor (1)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  78
Monk (2)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  78
 Fulk.Ep.W4  p. 10
Personal Relationship (1)
Grimbald 1 Son (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Fulk 1: Fulk.Ep.W4  p. 10
Event (10)
Assembly (1)
 Edward 2.summoning people from overseas: For the good of his soul and the welfare of his sons, Edward 2 summoned many distinguished men from overseas.: NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 8v-9r.1
Book circulating/making/reading/translating/writing (1)
 Alfred 8.reporting on how his decision to translate books: Alfred 8 reported about his decision to translate the Cura Pastoralis.: Alfred.GregCurPast  PraefPr.7.15-25
Burial (1)
 Judoc 1-Grimbald 1.burial in New Minster, Winchester: Judoc 1 and Grimbald 1 rest in the New Minster [Winchester].: RestingPlaces  II.32
Charter-witnessing (1)
 S349 - Alfred 8 granting land to Burgric 1: Alfred 8, king of the Saxons, to Burgric 1, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.: S349    (895)
Correspondence (1)
 Fulk 1.letter to Alfred 8: Fulk 1 replied to Alfred 8's request to send Grimbald 1 from Reims, so that he could become a bishop in England. Fulk 1 accepted the request but asked for specific conditions, including that the ordination should take place in Reims and ministered by Fulk 1 himself.: Fulk.Ep.W4  pp. 7-12 (885 x 886)
Death/dying (2)
 Grimbald 1.death: Here Grimbald 1 passed away.: ASC (F)  903 F(OE and Lat.) (903)
 Ęthelwulf 21-Virgilius 2-Grimbald 1.deaths: Here Ęthelwulf 21, Virgilius 2 and Grimbald 1 departed [AG add: on 8 July].: ASC  902 A, <903> B, 903 CDG (901)
Grant and Gift (2)
 Alfred 8.granting riches and honours to Grimbald 1: Alfred 8 enriched and honoured [Grimbald 1] with great power.: Asser.VitAlfredi  78
 S349 - Alfred 8 granting land to Burgric 1: Alfred 8, king of the Saxons, to Burgric 1, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.: S349    (895)
Message-sending (1)
 Alfred 8.inviting of two scholars from Gaul: Alfred 8 sent legates (Anonymi 189) to Gaul to seek teachers and from there he asked Grimbald 1 and John 21 to come to him.: Asser.VitAlfredi  78
Reporting (1)
 Alfred 8.reporting on how his decision to translate books: Alfred 8 reported about his decision to translate the Cura Pastoralis.: Alfred.GregCurPast  PraefPr.7.15-25
Request (2)
 Alfred 8.inviting of two scholars from Gaul: Alfred 8 sent legates (Anonymi 189) to Gaul to seek teachers and from there he asked Grimbald 1 and John 21 to come to him.: Asser.VitAlfredi  78
 Fulk 1.letter to Alfred 8: Fulk 1 replied to Alfred 8's request to send Grimbald 1 from Reims, so that he could become a bishop in England. Fulk 1 accepted the request but asked for specific conditions, including that the ordination should take place in Reims and ministered by Fulk 1 himself.: Fulk.Ep.W4  pp. 7-12 (885 x 886)
Factoids linked indirectly to Grimbald 1 (3)
Education (3)
 Alfred 8: ... to translate into English, sometimes word by word, sometimes sense for sense, just as he [Alfred 8] learned from Latin] from Plegmund 1 and from Asser 1 and from Grimbald 1 and from John 21.: Alfred.GregCurPast  PraefPr.7.18-22
 Alfred 8: Through their teaching the king's outlook was greatly expanded.: Asser.VitAlfredi  78
 Alfred 8: Alfred 8 was so well educated by Grimbald 1 and John 21 that in s short while he had a knowledge of all books and translated the whole New and Old Testament into the high style of the English people. : Anon.LiberEliensis  I.39