Event: Conversion, VisitPeada 1.conversion
||Peada 1 went to Oswiu 1 and asked for his daughter (Ealhflæd 1). His request was granted only on condition that he and his nation accepted the Christian faith.
*The date is given at v.24 as the year in which the Middle Angles were initiated into the mysteries of the faith
Persons associated with this Event:
(Ruler of the Middle Angles and South Mercians, d.656) : When he heard the truth proclaimed, he gladly declared himself ready to become a Christian even though he were refused the hand of the maiden.
(King of the Bernicians, 642-; of the Northumbrians, 651-675)
(King and co-ruler with Oswiu 1 in Northumbria, fl. c.655-664) : He persuaded Peada 1 to accept the Christian faith
(Wife of Peada 1 of Mercia; daughter of King Oswiu 1 of Northumbria)
(Bishop of Lindisfarne, 651?661) : He baptised Peada 1 together with all his "comitibus" and "militibus" as well as all their servants.
Locations associated with this Event:
- Ad Murum (royal estate):