Cyneswith 1 (Female) Sister of King Wulfhere 1 of Mercia
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (4)
Cynesweoth (1)
 RestingPlaces  II.26
Kyneswitha (1)
 S68   
Kyneswiū (2)
 ASC (E)  656 E (p. 29)
 ASC (DEF)  963 E (p. 117)
Personal Information (3)
moral (1)
 S68    (most pious)
saintly status (2)
 ASC (DEF)  963 E (p. 117) (Saint)
 RestingPlaces  II.26 (saint)
Personal Relationship (4)
Cyneswith 1 Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Penda 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.1
Cyneswith 1 Sister (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (3)
 of Wulfhere 1: S68   
 of Wulfhere 1: ASC (E)  656 E (p. 29)
 of Cynethryth 7: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.1
Event (7)
Affection (1)
 Wulfhere 1.support for Medeshamstede: Wulfhere 1 loved [Medeshamstede] greatly out of love for Penda 1 and others.: ASC (E)  656 E
Assembly (1)
 Deusdedit 1.consecration of mynster: Deusdedit 1 consecrated the mynster [at Medeshamstede] in the presence of various people.: ASC (E)  656 E
Burial (2)
 Cyneswith 1-Cyneburg 1.burial: St Cyneswith 1 and St Cyneburg 1 and many others rest in the place called Burh [?Peterborough].: RestingPlaces  II.26
 Cyneswith 1-Cynethryth 7.resting place: Most excellent virgins Cyneswith 1 and Cynethryth 7 are buried at Peterborough.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.1
Charter-witnessing (1)
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Deusdedit 1.consecration of mynster: Deusdedit 1 consecrated the mynster [at Medeshamstede] in the presence of various people.: ASC (E)  656 E
Confirmation of land/privileges (1)
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
Conversion (1)
 Cyneswith 1.converting Offa 3 to monastic life: Cyneswith 1 converted her betrothed, Offa 3, to celibacy and monastic life. On her advice he went off, accompanied by Cenred 2 king of the Mercians and Ecgwine 1 bishop of Hwicce, to Rome. There he was tonsured for a monk, and said goodbye to the world for his lifetime.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.2
Exhumation (1)
 ∆lfsige 84.translation of relics: ∆lfsige 84 exhumed St Cyneburg 1 and St Cyneswith 1, who lay at Castor, and St Tibba 1, who lay at Ryhall, and brought them to Peterborough.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
Grant and Gift (2)
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
 Wulfhere 1.support for Medeshamstede: Wulfhere 1 loved [Medeshamstede] greatly out of love for Penda 1 and others.: ASC (E)  656 E
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (1)
 Cyneswith 1.converting Offa 3 to monastic life: Cyneswith 1 converted her betrothed, Offa 3, to celibacy and monastic life. On her advice he went off, accompanied by Cenred 2 king of the Mercians and Ecgwine 1 bishop of Hwicce, to Rome. There he was tonsured for a monk, and said goodbye to the world for his lifetime.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.2
Relics-incorrupt preservation/placing in reliquary/requesting/translating (1)
 ∆lfsige 84.translation of relics: ∆lfsige 84 exhumed St Cyneburg 1 and St Cyneswith 1, who lay at Castor, and St Tibba 1, who lay at Ryhall, and brought them to Peterborough.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
Tonsuring (1)
 Cyneswith 1.converting Offa 3 to monastic life: Cyneswith 1 converted her betrothed, Offa 3, to celibacy and monastic life. On her advice he went off, accompanied by Cenred 2 king of the Mercians and Ecgwine 1 bishop of Hwicce, to Rome. There he was tonsured for a monk, and said goodbye to the world for his lifetime.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.2
Vowing celibacy/chastity/virginity/poverty (1)
 Cyneswith 1.converting Offa 3 to monastic life: Cyneswith 1 converted her betrothed, Offa 3, to celibacy and monastic life. On her advice he went off, accompanied by Cenred 2 king of the Mercians and Ecgwine 1 bishop of Hwicce, to Rome. There he was tonsured for a monk, and said goodbye to the world for his lifetime.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.180.2