Event: Death/dying, Penance, Promise, Religious practice, Vowing celibacy/chastity/virginity/povertyEcgberht 6.vowing in illness

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Description When he thought he was on the point of death, Ecgberht 6 began to consider his past life. He was so stricken with remorse that he asked God that he might not die until he had had time to make amends. He also made a vow that he would live in exile and never return to Britain. He also promised that he would recite daily the whole psalter to the praise of God.
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