Oswine 1 asked Aidan 1 why he had given the royal horse intended for him to a beggar. Aidan 1 replied that he surely cared more for a son of God than a son of a mare.
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(King of the Deirans, 642-651) : He threw himself at Aidan 1's feet and asked for his pardon.
(Bishop of Lindisfarne and saint, 635-651) : He invited Oswine 1 to sit down to the feast. But he then grew sadder and sadder. He told a priest in his native language that he feared for the king, as he thought he would not live long.