Æthelburg 8 (Female) Abbess, daughter of Offa 7, late 8thC
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Notes: Not Æthelburg 7, abbess of Withington. Cf. Æthelburg 9.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (4)
Edilburga (1)
 Alcuin.Ep  102
Ethelburg (1)
 S127   
Eugenia (2)
 Alcuin.Ep  36
 Alcuin.Ep  300
Personal Information (4)
other (2)
 Alcuin.Ep  36 (dearest)
 Alcuin.Ep  300 (dearest)
piety (1)
 Alcuin.Ep  36 (most noble in Christ)
reputation (1)
 Alcuin.Ep  102 (venerable)
Authorship (1)
 Author of a letter [to Alcuin 1] (Letter): Alcuin.Ep  300
Office (1)
Abbess (1)
 S127   
Status (1)
Virgin (1)
 Alcuin.Ep  300
Personal Relationship (8)
Æthelburg 8 Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Offa 7: S127   
Æthelburg 8 Daughter (Honorific kinship) of ~ (3)
 of Alcuin 1: Alcuin.Ep  36
 of Alcuin 1: Alcuin.Ep  102
 of Alcuin 1: Alcuin.Ep  300
Æthelburg 8 Friend (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Alcuin 1: Alcuin.Ep  102
~ Sister (Consanguineal kinship) of Æthelburg 8 (1)
 Anonymous 748: of Æthelburg 8: Alcuin.Ep  102
Æthelburg 8 Sister (Honorific kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Liutgard 1: Alcuin.Ep  102
 of Alcuin 1: Alcuin.Ep  103
Event (9)
Advice/counsel (1)
 Alcuin 1.letter to Æthelburg 8 encouraging fulfilment of her promise to live chastely: Alcuin 1 encouraged Æthelburg 8 to live a life of virginity and gave her counsel.: Alcuin.Ep  36
Charter-witnessing (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)
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)
Confraternity (1)
 Alcuin 1.request for Liutgard 1 to gain confraternity with Æthelburg 8 and her sisters: Alcuin 1 asked for Liutgard 1's name to be recorded.: Alcuin.Ep  102
Correspondence (3)
 Alcuin 1.letter of encouragement to Æthelburg 8 with thanks for her letter and gifts: Alcuin 1 wrote a letter of encouragement to Æthelburg 8.: Alcuin.Ep  300
 Alcuin 1.letter to Æthelburg 8 encouraging fulfilment of her promise to live chastely: Alcuin 1 encouraged Æthelburg 8 to live a life of virginity and gave her counsel.: Alcuin.Ep  36
 Alcuin 1.letter to Æthelburg 8 recording his horror about his country: Alcuin 1 expressed his horror about his country.: Alcuin.Ep  102
Grant and Gift (2)
 Liutgard 1.sending pallium to Æthelburg 8: outer garment: Alcuin.Ep  102
 Æthelburg 8.sending gifts to Alcuin 1: gifts: Alcuin.Ep  300
Journey (1)
 Æthelburg 8.abortive journey: Æthelburg 8 was not able to complete the journey she had begun.: Alcuin.Ep  300
Vowing celibacy/chastity/virginity/poverty (2)
 Alcuin 1.letter to Æthelburg 8 encouraging fulfilment of her promise to live chastely: Alcuin 1 encouraged Æthelburg 8 to live a life of virginity and gave her counsel.: Alcuin.Ep  36
 Æthelburg 8.promise to pursue a life of virginity: Æthelburg 8 had promised to keep her virginity.: Alcuin.Ep  36
Factoids linked indirectly to Æthelburg 8 (3)
Authorship (2)
Alcuin 1:  Author of a letter to ‘Eugenia’ [i.e. Æthelburg 8, daughter of Offa 7 and abbess of Fladbury] (Letter): Alcuin.Ep  *36
Alcuin 1:  Author of a letter to ‘Eugenia’ [i.e., Æthelburg 8, abbess of Fladbury] (Letter): Alcuin.Ep  *300
Occupation (1)
Nun of Æthelburg 8 (1)
 Anonymi 1894: Alcuin.Ep  102