At the council summoned by Edwin 2, Coifi 1 volunteered to destroy their pagan temples to set an example to all.
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(Pagan priest at the court of Edwin 2 of Northumbria) : Girded with a sword, he took a spear in his hand and mounting the king's stallion he set off to where the idols were. He prophaned the shrine by casting the spear which he held into it.
(Coifi 1's companions who helped him destroy the pagan idols) : They destroyed and set fire to the shrine and all the enclosures.