Event: Council-meeting, ecclesiastical, Easter-observance, TonsuringOswiu 1-others.council of Whitby

Scholarly Info
Description When the question of Easter, and of the tonsure and other ecclesiastical matters were raised, it was decided to hold a council to settle the dispute.
Event Title Council of Whitby (664)/
Year 664
Primary Source Info
Original Text synodus
Date from Source In the twenty-second year of Oswiu 1's reign and after the Irish had held their episcopate in England for 30 years.


*The dispute was finally settled on the basis that St Peter's practice should be preferred to Columba 1's.

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