Wealdhere 2 (Male) Bishop of London, 693?705x716
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (11)
UALDH[ARIUS] (1)
 Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 line 14 [dorse]
Ualdharius (1)
 Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 line 2
Ualdheri (1)
 Bede.HE  iv.11
Uualdarius (1)
 S248   
Vualdharius (1)
 S1784   
Waldharius (1)
 S1785   
Waldhere (4)
 S72   
 S65b   
 S1248   
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 15r.6.iv
Waldherius (1)
 S1783   
Authorship (1)
 Author of a letter to Beorhtwald 6 (Letter): Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 line 12
Office (15)
Bishop (15)
 Bede.HE  iv.11
 S72    (bishop of London)
 S65b   
 S1248   
 S248   
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 15r.6.iv (Bishop of the East Saxons)
 S1783   
 S1785    (bishop of London)
 S1784    (bishop of London)
 Anon.EpisList1    (bishop of the East Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList2    (bishop of the East Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList3    (bishop of the East Saxons)
 Anon.EpisList4    (bishop of London)
 Anon.EpisList5    (bishop of the East Saxons)
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.73.15
Personal Relationship (1)
Wealdhere 2 Servant (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Beorhtwald 6: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 line 2
Event (24)
Advice/counsel (1)
 Wealdhere 2.letter seeking advice from Beorhtwald 6 about a council in Brentford: Wealdhere 2 sought the advice of Beorhtwald 6 as to whether or not he should attend a forthcoming council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  pp. 22-3 (704 x 705)
Alms-giving (1)
 Sebbe 1.granting money to Wealdhere 2: no small sum of money to be distributed to the poor: Bede.HE  iv.11
Charter-witnessing (7)
 S1248 - Eorcenwald 1 granting land to Barking 1: (? Eorcenwald 1), bishop, to (? St Mary's, Barking); grant of 28 hides (manentes) at Battersea, 20 at Watsingaham (i.e. Washingham, lost, in Battersea) and 20 (cassatae) by Hidaburna (the river Wandle), all in Surrey. The land had been granted to him by Cædwalla 1, king of the West Saxons, and confirmed by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians: S1248    (693)
 S1785 - Tyrhtel 1 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Tyrhtel 1, bishop [of Hereford] to Wealdhere 2, bishop of London; grant of 50 hides (manentes) at Fulham, Middlesex: S1785    (704 x 709)
 S248 - Ine 1 granting land to Beorhtwald 5: Ine 1, king (of West Saxons), to Beorhtwald 5, abbot; grant of 20 hides (casati) by the river Tone, 20 hides (manentes) by the river Sheppey (formerly Doulting) and 20 hides west of Corscombe (? North Wootton), all in Somerset: S248    (705 x 706)
 S65 - Ceolred 1 confirming land grant: Ceolred 1, king of Mercians, confirming grant by Swæfred 1, king of East Saxons, and Pæogthath 1, comes, to Wealdhere 2, bishop; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Twickenham, Middx: S65    (709 x 716)
 S65 - Swæfred 1 and Pæogthath 1 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Swæfred 1, king of East Saxons, and Pæogthath 1, comes, with the consent of Æthelred 2, king, to Waldhere 1, bishop; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Twickenham, Middx: S65    (704)
 S65b - Swæfred 1 granting land to Fymme 1: Swæfred 1, king of the East Saxons, to Fymme 1; grant of 10 hides (manentes) æt Tunende obre: S65b    (693 x 706)
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
Confirmation of land/privileges (3)
 Cenred 2.S65 confirming land of Wealdhere 2: Cenred 2, king of Mercians, to Wealdhere 2, bishop; confirmation of 30 hides (cassati) at Twickenham, Middx: S65    (704 x 709)
 Ceolred 1.S65 confirming of land of Wealdhere 2: Ceolred 1, king of Mercians, to [Wealdhere 2], bishop; confirmation of 30 hides (cassati) at Twickenham, Middx.: S65    (709 x 716)
 S1248 - Eorcenwald 1 granting land to Barking 1: (? Eorcenwald 1), bishop, to (? St Mary's, Barking); grant of 28 hides (manentes) at Battersea, 20 at Watsingaham (i.e. Washingham, lost, in Battersea) and 20 (cassatae) by Hidaburna (the river Wandle), all in Surrey. The land had been granted to him by Cædwalla 1, king of the West Saxons, and confirmed by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians: S1248    (693)
Correspondence (1)
 Wealdhere 2.letter seeking advice from Beorhtwald 6 about a council in Brentford: Wealdhere 2 sought the advice of Beorhtwald 6 as to whether or not he should attend a forthcoming council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  pp. 22-3 (704 x 705)
Council-meeting, ecclesiastical (4)
 Anonymi 2684-Anonymi 2685.request for Wealdhere 2 to attend a council at Brentford: They (Anonymi 2677) had asked him [sc. Wealdhere 2], and Wealdhere 2's own people (Anonymi 2678) had urged him, to attend the proposed council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 15-24 (704 x 705)
 Anonymi 2687.decision not to have contact with West Saxons (Anonymi 2677) unless condition was met: The previous year's synod (Anonymi 2687) had decided not to have contact with them [sc. Anonymi 2677] if they did not hurry to carry out Beorhtwald 6's decree about the ordination of bishops.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 28-30 (703 x 704)
 Wealdhere 2.enquiry made to Beorhtwald 6: Wealdhere 2 enquired of Beorhwald 1 as to whether or not he should attend a forthcoming council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  pp. 22-3 (704 x 705)
 Wealdhere 2.letter seeking advice from Beorhtwald 6 about a council in Brentford: Wealdhere 2 sought the advice of Beorhtwald 6 as to whether or not he should attend a forthcoming council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  pp. 22-3 (704 x 705)
Death/dying (1)
 Sebbe 1.request concerning his death: As Sebbe 1's sickness was increasing, he was worried that in the hour of death, he might act in a way unworthy of his character. Therefore he asked Wealdhere 2 that at his bed-death there should be nobody except the bishop and two of his servants.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Disputing/dispute-settling (1)
 Anonymous 1011-Anonymi 2679.dispute between them also involving Anonymi 2680 and Anonymi 2682: There had been many disputes between the king of the West Saxons (Anonymous 1011) and the rulers of [Wealdhere 2's] country (Anonymi 2679).: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 8-12 ( x 705)
Enquiry (1)
 Wealdhere 2.enquiry made to Beorhtwald 6: Wealdhere 2 enquired of Beorhwald 1 as to whether or not he should attend a forthcoming council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  pp. 22-3 (704 x 705)
Grant and Gift (9)
 Offa 3.S1784 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Offa 3, king of the East Saxons, to Wealdhere 2, bishop [of London]; grant of land in the district called Hæmele [Hertfordshire]: S1784    (704 x 709)
 S1248 - Eorcenwald 1 granting land to Barking 1: (? Eorcenwald 1), bishop, to (? St Mary's, Barking); grant of 28 hides (manentes) at Battersea, 20 at Watsingaham (i.e. Washingham, lost, in Battersea) and 20 (cassatae) by Hidaburna (the river Wandle), all in Surrey. The land had been granted to him by Cædwalla 1, king of the West Saxons, and confirmed by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians: S1248    (693)
 S1785 - Tyrhtel 1 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Tyrhtel 1, bishop [of Hereford] to Wealdhere 2, bishop of London; grant of 50 hides (manentes) at Fulham, Middlesex: S1785    (704 x 709)
 S65b - Swæfred 1 granting land to Fymme 1: Swæfred 1, king of the East Saxons, to Fymme 1; grant of 10 hides (manentes) æt Tunende obre: S65b    (693 x 706)
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
 Sebbe 1.granting money to Wealdhere 2: no small sum of money to be distributed to the poor: Bede.HE  iv.11
 Swæfred 1-Pæogthath 1.granting land to Wealdhere 2 S65: Swæfred 1, king of Essex, and Pæogthath 1, comes, with the consent of Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians, to Wealdhere 2, bishop; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Twickenham, Middx: S65    (704)
 Tyrhtel 1.S1785 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Tyrhtel 1, bishop [of Hereford] to Wealdhere 2, bishop of London; grant of 50 hides (manentes) at Fulham, Middlesex: S1785    (704 x 709)
 Æthelred 2.S1783 granting land to Wealdhere 2: Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians, to Wealdhere 2, bishop [of London]; grant of 10 hides (manentes) at Ealing, Middlesex.: S1783    (693 x 704)
Illness/demonic seizure/madness (1)
 Sebbe 1.request concerning his death: As Sebbe 1's sickness was increasing, he was worried that in the hour of death, he might act in a way unworthy of his character. Therefore he asked Wealdhere 2 that at his bed-death there should be nobody except the bishop and two of his servants.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Marital desertion/separation/repudiation (1)
 Sebbe 1.religious habit: After urging his wife (Anonymous 252) that they should devote themselves to the service of God, Sebbe 1 went to Wealdhere 2 and received the religious habit he had long desired.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Meeting (1)
 Cenred 3-Anonymi 2686.meeting about how Ælfthryth 2 should be reconciled: Cenred 3, his bishops and duces (Anonymi 2686) had held a meeting recently about the reconciliation of Ælfthryth 2.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 lines 5-7 (704 x 705)
Miracle (1)
 Sebbe 1.post-mortem miracle of coffin: The coffin in which they wanted to put Sebbe 1's body was initially too short. Afterwards, however, it appeared to be of the right length to fit the body.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (1)
 Sebbe 1.religious habit: After urging his wife (Anonymous 252) that they should devote themselves to the service of God, Sebbe 1 went to Wealdhere 2 and received the religious habit he had long desired.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Papal advice/audience/decision/privilege (1)
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
Peace agreement (1)
 Wealdhere 2-Anonymous 1012.peace agreement: Wealdhere 2 and their [sc. Anonymi 2677's] bishop (Anonymous 1012) peacefully and unanimously agreed a pact.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 22-4 (704 x 705)
Policy decision (1)
 Anonymi 2687.decision not to have contact with West Saxons (Anonymi 2677) unless condition was met: The previous year's synod (Anonymi 2687) had decided not to have contact with them [sc. Anonymi 2677] if they did not hurry to carry out Beorhtwald 6's decree about the ordination of bishops.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 28-30 (703 x 704)
Reconciliation (1)
 Cenred 3-Anonymi 2686.meeting about how Ælfthryth 2 should be reconciled: Cenred 3, his bishops and duces (Anonymi 2686) had held a meeting recently about the reconciliation of Ælfthryth 2.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 lines 5-7 (704 x 705)
Request (2)
 Anonymi 2684-Anonymi 2685.request for Wealdhere 2 to attend a council at Brentford: They (Anonymi 2677) had asked him [sc. Wealdhere 2], and Wealdhere 2's own people (Anonymi 2678) had urged him, to attend the proposed council at Brentford.: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 lines 15-24 (704 x 705)
 Sebbe 1.request concerning his death: As Sebbe 1's sickness was increasing, he was worried that in the hour of death, he might act in a way unworthy of his character. Therefore he asked Wealdhere 2 that at his bed-death there should be nobody except the bishop and two of his servants.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Tomb-making/opening (1)
 Sebbe 1.post-mortem miracle of coffin: The coffin in which they wanted to put Sebbe 1's body was initially too short. Afterwards, however, it appeared to be of the right length to fit the body.: Bede.HE  iv.11
Factoids linked indirectly to Wealdhere 2 (2)
Status (2)
Dominus of Wealdhere 2 (2)
 Beorhtwald 6: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 22 line 1
 Beorhtwald 6: Wealdhere.Ep  p. 23 line 14 [dorse]