Eorcenberht 1 (Male) King of Kent, 640-664
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Anon.GenRegList1: Genealogies of Deiran, Bernici... (3)
Recorded Name (1)
Erconberht (1)
 Anon.GenRegList1   
Personal Relationship (2)
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: Anon.GenRegList1   
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.GenRegList1   
Anon.GenRegList2: Genealogies of Deiran, Bernici... (3)
Recorded Name (1)
Erconberht (1)
 Anon.GenRegList2   
Personal Relationship (2)
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: Anon.GenRegList2   
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.GenRegList2   
Anon.LiberEliensis: Liber Eliensis / Historia Elie... (9)
Office (4)
King (4)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2 (king of the people of Kent)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.17 (king of the people of Kent)
 Anon.LiberEliensis  I.25 (king of the people of Kent)
Personal Relationship (4)
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.7
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.17
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Anon.LiberEliensis  I.25
Event (1)
Marriage (1)
 Sæthryth 1-Eorcenberht 1.marriage: In the fifth year of the reign of her father [Anna 1] Sæthryth 1, married a husband, Eorcenberht 1, King of the Kentish people.: Anon.LiberEliensis  1.2
ASC: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Base te... (17)
Recorded Name (10)
Arcenbriht (1)
 ASC  664 C
Arcenbryht (1)
 ASC  664 AG
Arcenbryhting (1)
 ASC  694 A
Earcanbriht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 C
Earkenbriht (1)
 ASC  <664> B
Ercanbryht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 D
Ercenberht (1)
 ASC  640 A
Ercenbriht (1)
 ASC  664 E
Ercenbriht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  <694> B
Erconbryht Eadbalding (1)
 ASC  694 AG
Office (2)
King (2)
 ASC  640 A
 ASC  664 ACEG, <664> B (King of the Dwellers in Kent)
Personal Relationship (4)
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  640 A
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  694 ACDG, <694> B
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC  694 ACDG, <694> B
Eorcenberht 1 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: ASC  640 A
Event (1)
Death/dying (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.death: Eorcenberht 1 passed away.: ASC  664 ACEG, <664> B (664)
ASC (E): Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (E versi... (10)
Recorded Name (3)
Ercenberht (1)
 ASC (E)  640 F(OE)
Ercenberhtus (1)
 ASC (E)  640 F(Lat.)
Ercenbriht (1)
 ASC (E)  639 E
Office (1)
King (1)
 ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (King of the Dwellers in Kent)
Personal Relationship (3)
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.)
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  664 E
~ Successor (General relationship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: ASC (E)  664 E
Event (3)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.accession to kingdom: Then Eorcenberht 1 acceded [EF(Lat.): to the kingdom (of Kent)].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Easter-observance (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.establishment of Easter fast: [Eorcenberht 1] was the first of the English kings to establish the Easter fast [F(Lat.) substitutes: the forty-day fast before Easter].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Kingdom - accession to (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.accession to kingdom: Then Eorcenberht 1 acceded [EF(Lat.): to the kingdom (of Kent)].: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Pagan temples, destruction (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.casting down of idols in kingdom: [Eorcenberht 1] cast down all the idols in his kingdom.: ASC (E)  639 E, 640 F(OE and Lat.) (640)
Bede.HE: Ecclesiastical History of the ... (21)
Recorded Name (5)
... Earconbercto (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
... Erconberctum (1)
 Bede.HE  v.19
Earconberct (2)
 Bede.HE  iv.19
 Bede.HE  v.24
Erconberct (1)
 Bede.HE  iv.1
Personal Information (2)
religion (2)
 Bede.HE  iii.8 (He was the first English king to order idols to be abandoned and destroyed throughout the kingdom)
 Bede.HE  iii.8 (He ordered the 40 days fast of Lent to be observed by royal authority and he prescribed suitable punishments for offenders)
Office (5)
King (5)
 Bede.HE  iii.8
 Bede.HE  iv.1 (King of the Kentish people)
 Bede.HE  iv.19 (King of the Kentish people)
 Bede.HE  v.19
 Bede.HE  v.24 (King of the Kentish people)
Personal Relationship (6)
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
Eorcenberht 1 Male cousin, paternal uncle’s son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eanflæd 1: Bede.HE  v.19
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: Bede.HE  iii.8
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iv.1
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iii.8
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Bede.HE  iv.19
Event (3)
Death/dying (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.death: Eorcenberht 1 died on 14 July 664: Bede.HE  iv.1, v.24 (664)
Journey (2)
 Biscop 2-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: Eorcenberht 1 gave Wilfrid 2 to Biscop 2 as a companion and ordered Biscop 2 to take Wilfrid 2 to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
 Wilfrid 2.journey to Kent: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Kent, where he spent some time, until another young man came (Biscop 2), who also wished to go to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
Ordering (1)
 Biscop 2-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: Eorcenberht 1 gave Wilfrid 2 to Biscop 2 as a companion and ordered Biscop 2 to take Wilfrid 2 to Rome.: Bede.HE  v.19
RestingPlaces: Secgan be þam Godes sanctum þe... (12)
Recorded Name (1)
Earcanbriht (1)
 RestingPlaces  6
Office (1)
King (1)
 RestingPlaces  6
Personal Relationship (10)
Eorcenberht 1 Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Eormenred 1: RestingPlaces  6
 of Eormenred 1: RestingPlaces  8
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Eormenhild 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
 Eorcengota 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
~ Sister (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eanswith 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  6
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Emma 1: RestingPlaces  6
 of Eadbald 2: RestingPlaces  6
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Ecgberht 3: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
 Hlothhere 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: RestingPlaces  8
S6 (3)
Recorded Name (1)
Ercumbert (1)
 S6   
Personal Relationship (1)
Eorcenberht 1 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eadbald 2: S6   
Event (1)
Charter-witnessing (1)
 S6 - Eadbald 2 granting land to Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1: Eadbald 2 granted land to the minster of Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1 [St Augustine's, Canterbury]: S6    (618)
Grant and Gift (1)
 S6 - Eadbald 2 granting land to Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1: Eadbald 2 granted land to the minster of Canterbury, SS Peter and Paul 1 [St Augustine's, Canterbury]: S6    (618)
Stephen.VitWilfridi: Stephen.VitWilfridi (6)
Recorded Name (1)
Erconberhtus (1)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Office (1)
King (1)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  3 (King of the dwellers in Kent)
Personal Relationship (1)
~ Propinquus (Consanguineal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (1)
 Eanflæd 1: of Eorcenberht 1: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Event (3)
Affection (1)
 Eorcenberht 1.affection for Wilfrid 2: The king (Eorcenberht 1) greatly loved Wilfrid 2: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Commendation (1)
 Eanflæd 1.sending of Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
Journey (2)
 Eanflæd 1.sending of Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1: Eanflæd 1 sent Wilfrid 2 to Eorcenberht 1.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
 Eorcenberht 1.finding of Biscop 2 as a guide for Wilfrid 2: Eorcenberht 1 found Biscop 2 as a guide for Wilfrid 2.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  3
WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum: Gesta Pontificum Anglorum (4)
Personal Relationship (3)
Eorcenberht 1 Male cousin, paternal uncle’s son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Eanflæd 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Eorcenberht 1 (2)
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.172.4
 Seaxburg 1: of Eorcenberht 1: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iv.183.2
Event (1)
Adoption, spiritual (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Affection (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Education/teaching (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Introduction (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Journey (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10
Killing/murder (1)
 Wilfrid 2.adventures on the Continent: Eanflæd 1 recommended Wilfrid 2 to the personal attention of Eorcenberht 1 king of Kent, her uncle [Eadbald 2's] son. So he arrived in Canterbury and increased his knowledge. A year later, he was attached by the king to the company of an energetic young man, Biscop 2, later abbot of Monkwearmouth, and with him sped on his way to Rome. Arrived at Lyon, he won over the archbishop Dalfinus 1. Having visited Rome and fulfilled his desires, he returned to Dalfinus 1 at Lyon, who adopted him as his son and made him cleric. Wilfrid 2 would have stayed with his benefactor, but Balthild 1 sent people to kill the archbishop. Wilfrid 2, ready to die with Dalfinus 1, was nevertheless saved at the last moment and sent back to England.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  iii.100.6-10