Eadberht 3 (Male) Bishop of Lindisfarne, 688?698
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (14)
... Eadbercto (1)
 Bede.HE  iv.30
Eadberct (2)
 Bede.HE  iii.25
 Bede.HE  iv.29
Eadberht (4)
 Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14
 OEMart  90
 OEMart  92
 Alcuin.Carm.9  169
Eadberhtus (2)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  37
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  39
Eadbertus (3)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  40
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  42
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  43
Eadbrectus (1)
 Anon.HagiogListPhil1869  271 (7 May)
Eanberht (1)
 Anon.EpisList3   
Personal Information (12)
moral (1)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  40 (man of great virtues)
piety (2)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  43 (beloved of God)
 Bede.HE  iv.30 (beloved of God)
saintly status (5)
 Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14 (the holy bishop)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  38 (holy)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  40 (saint)
 OEMart  90 (Saint Eadberht 3)
 OEMart  94 (dear to God)
stated health (4)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  43 (He was attacked by a fell disease)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  39 (he was seized with fever)
 Bede.HE  iv.30 (he was attacked by a dire disease and the illness increased from day to day)
 OEMart  94 (He [sc. Eadberht 3] became sick and was ill for forty-seven days.)
Education (2)
 wonderfully learned in the scriptures: Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  40
 He was renowned for his knowledge of the divine Scriptures: Bede.HE  iv.29
Office (18)
Bishop (18)
 Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  40
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  42
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  43
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  37
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  38
 Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  39 cap.
 Anon.HagiogListPhil1869  271 (7 May)
 Bede.HE  iii.25
 Bede.HE  iv.29
 Bede.HE  iv.30
 OEMart  90 (bishop of Lindisfarne)
 OEMart  92
 Alcuin.Carm.9  170
 Anon.EpisList1    (bishop of Lindisfarne)
 Anon.EpisList2    (bishop of the isle of Lindisfarne)
 Anon.EpisList3    (bishop of Lindisfarne)
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.126.2
Personal Relationship (2)
Eadberht 3 Father (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Anonymi 1204: Alcuin.Carm.9  170
~ Father (Honorific kinship) of Eadberht 3 (1)
 Cuthbert 1: of Eadberht 3: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  39
Event (21)
Alms-giving (1)
 Eadberht 3.granting tithe: In accordance with the law, he gave every year a tenth part to the poor, not only of his beasts but also of his corn and fruit and his garments as well.: Bede.HE  iv.29
Ascetic practices/fasting/resisting temptation (1)
 Eadberht 3.seclusion before Easter and Christmas: Eadberht 3 always lived in prayer and spiritual exercises in a secret place surrounded by the sea during the forty days before Easter and Christmas.: OEMart  90
Burial (2)
 Cuthbert 1.burial: When Cuthbert 1 was committed to a fittingly glorious tomb, being interred in marble at the right side of the altar, suddenly the insistent north wind struck the monastery on all sides and the brethren chose to abandon the site rather than to undergo that danger.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  37
 Eadberht 3.burial: Eadberht 3 was so exceptionally holy that he obtained the privilege of being buried in the tomb sanctified for eleven years by the immaculate body of his sainted predecessor [Cuthbert 1]. He himself foretold his imminent death and burial, when the sacred garments were brought to him, that had for so many years of interment escaped the stain of putrefaction.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.126.2
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Finan 1.construction of church at Lindisfarne: Finan 1 constructed a church suitable for an episcopal see.: Bede.HE  iii.25
Culting/venerating saint(s) (1)
 Eadberht 3.prophecy that someone would be buried where Cuthbert 1 lay: After being given the burial shroud of Cuthbert 1 and kissing it, Eadberht 3 prophesied that the spot where Cuthbert 1 rested would soon be filled with another very happy man.: OEMart  92
Death/dying (1)
 Eadberht 3.death: Eadberht 3 gave up the ghost forty-seven days [after he had predicted another blessed man would rest in the place where Cuthbert 1's body had been exhumed].: OEMart  94
Drinking (1)
 Cuthbert 1.post-mortem healing of Anonymous 24: Anonymous 25 took his son (Anonymous 24) possessed by a demon to the holy tomb of Cuthbert 1 and Eadberht 3. He was not healed at first, but then a man took a bit of soil from the place where they had washed the body of Cuthbert 1. He mixed the soil with some water and gave it to the boy to drink.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  40
Exhumation (3)
 Anonymi 1285.exhumation of the body of Cuthbert 1: The monks of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 1285) exhumed the body of Cuthbert 1.: OEMart  90, 92
 Cuthbert 1 opening of his sepulchre: A council was held by the elders (Anonymi 215) and licence was given by Bishop Eadberht 3 to raise the relics of Cuthbert 1. They found a thing marvellous to relate, namely that the whole body was as undecayed as when they had buried it.: Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14
 Cuthbert 1.translation: Eadberht 3 decided to exhume the saint's remains in order to palace them in a graceful shrine: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  38
Flight (1)
 Cuthbert 1.burial: When Cuthbert 1 was committed to a fittingly glorious tomb, being interred in marble at the right side of the altar, suddenly the insistent north wind struck the monastery on all sides and the brethren chose to abandon the site rather than to undergo that danger.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  37
Grant and Gift (1)
 Eadberht 3.granting tithe: In accordance with the law, he gave every year a tenth part to the poor, not only of his beasts but also of his corn and fruit and his garments as well.: Bede.HE  iv.29
Healing (1)
 Cuthbert 1.post-mortem healing of Anonymous 24: Anonymous 25 took his son (Anonymous 24) possessed by a demon to the holy tomb of Cuthbert 1 and Eadberht 3. He was not healed at first, but then a man took a bit of soil from the place where they had washed the body of Cuthbert 1. He mixed the soil with some water and gave it to the boy to drink.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  40
Illness/demonic seizure/madness (2)
 Cuthbert 1.post-mortem healing of Anonymous 24: Anonymous 25 took his son (Anonymous 24) possessed by a demon to the holy tomb of Cuthbert 1 and Eadberht 3. He was not healed at first, but then a man took a bit of soil from the place where they had washed the body of Cuthbert 1. He mixed the soil with some water and gave it to the boy to drink.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  40
 Eadberht 3.death: Eadberht 3 died on the sixth day of the month [of May], forty-seven days after he became ill.: OEMart  90, 92
Miracle (1)
 Eadberht 3.calming of winds: Through his prayers Eadberht 3 calmed winds that were threatening death.: Alcuin.Carm.9  169-70
Pilgrimage (1)
 Cuthbert 1.post-mortem healing of Anonymous 24: Anonymous 25 took his son (Anonymous 24) possessed by a demon to the holy tomb of Cuthbert 1 and Eadberht 3. He was not healed at first, but then a man took a bit of soil from the place where they had washed the body of Cuthbert 1. He mixed the soil with some water and gave it to the boy to drink.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  40
Praying (1)
 Eadberht 3.calming of winds: Through his prayers Eadberht 3 calmed winds that were threatening death.: Alcuin.Carm.9  169-70
Prophecy (2)
 Eadberht 3.burial: Eadberht 3 was so exceptionally holy that he obtained the privilege of being buried in the tomb sanctified for eleven years by the immaculate body of his sainted predecessor [Cuthbert 1]. He himself foretold his imminent death and burial, when the sacred garments were brought to him, that had for so many years of interment escaped the stain of putrefaction.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.126.2
 Eadberht 3.prophecy that someone would be buried where Cuthbert 1 lay: After being given the burial shroud of Cuthbert 1 and kissing it, Eadberht 3 prophesied that the spot where Cuthbert 1 rested would soon be filled with another very happy man.: OEMart  92
Relics-collecting/depositing/granting (2)
 Cuthbert 1 opening of his sepulchre: A council was held by the elders (Anonymi 215) and licence was given by Bishop Eadberht 3 to raise the relics of Cuthbert 1. They found a thing marvellous to relate, namely that the whole body was as undecayed as when they had buried it.: Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14
 Cuthbert 1.translation: Cuthbert 1 put into the hearts of his brethren to take his bones and to put them in a light chest in the same place, but above the floor. Eadberht 3 agreed and told them to do that on the anniversary of his burial. When they opened the grave, they found his body to be intact and whole.: Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  42
Relics-incorrupt preservation/placing in reliquary/requesting/translating (4)
 Cuthbert 1 opening of his sepulchre: A council was held by the elders (Anonymi 215) and licence was given by Bishop Eadberht 3 to raise the relics of Cuthbert 1. They found a thing marvellous to relate, namely that the whole body was as undecayed as when they had buried it.: Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.14
 Cuthbert 1.post-mortem miracle of incorrupt relics: When the brothers of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 680) opened Cuthbert 1's coffin, they found his body to be incorrupt and all his garments seemed to be perfectly new.: Bede.HE  iv.30
 Cuthbert 1.translation: The brothers of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 680) decided to translate Cuthbert 1's body and put it in a new coffin, in the same place, but above the floor. They reported their decision to Eadberht 3 who consented to the plan.: Bede.HE  iv.30
 Eadberht 3.burial: Eadberht 3 was so exceptionally holy that he obtained the privilege of being buried in the tomb sanctified for eleven years by the immaculate body of his sainted predecessor [Cuthbert 1]. He himself foretold his imminent death and burial, when the sacred garments were brought to him, that had for so many years of interment escaped the stain of putrefaction.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.126.2
Reporting (1)
 Cuthbert 1.translation: The brothers of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 680) decided to translate Cuthbert 1's body and put it in a new coffin, in the same place, but above the floor. They reported their decision to Eadberht 3 who consented to the plan.: Bede.HE  iv.30
Solitary life, choosing; becoming anchorite/hermit (1)
 Eadberht 3.seclusion before Easter and Christmas: Eadberht 3 always lived in prayer and spiritual exercises in a secret place surrounded by the sea during the forty days before Easter and Christmas.: OEMart  90
Tomb-making/opening (3)
 Cuthbert 1.burial: When Cuthbert 1 was committed to a fittingly glorious tomb, being interred in marble at the right side of the altar, suddenly the insistent north wind struck the monastery on all sides and the brethren chose to abandon the site rather than to undergo that danger.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  37
 Cuthbert 1.translation: The brothers of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 680) decided to translate Cuthbert 1's body and put it in a new coffin, in the same place, but above the floor. They reported their decision to Eadberht 3 who consented to the plan.: Bede.HE  iv.30
 Eadberht 3.burial: Eadberht 3's body was placed in Cuthbert's resting-place.: Bede.VitCuthbertiMetr  39