Event: Council-meeting, ecclesiastical, Ecclesiastical reformTheodore 1.council of Hertford
||Theodore 1 summoned a council of bishops together with many teachers of the church. After Theodore 1's preliminary discourse, they all approved the book of canons laid down by the holy fathers at the Council of Chalcedon. Then Theodore 1 pointed out some specific chapters which deserved special attention. They drew up ten canons.
||Council of Hertford (672 or 673)/
||672 x 673
Primary Source Info
|Date from Source
||24 September, in the third year of Ecgfrith 4's reign
*At v.24 Bede 1 says the council took place in 673.
*Bede 1 quotes from the text of the decisions of the synods.
*All the participants ratified the decisions by attaching their own signature.
Persons associated with this Event:
(Archbishop of Canterbury, 668-690) : In his preliminary discourse he talked about the need to preserbve charity and unity in the Church.
(Bishop of the East Angles, c.669-673) : He was present at the synod.
(Wilfrid 2's proctors at Hertford)
(Bishop of Rochester, ?669-676) : He was present at the synod.
(Bishop of Winchester, 670-c.676) : He was present at the synod.
(Notary at Hertford, 672x673) : The notary to whom Theodore 1 dictated the wording of the decisions for him to write down.
(King of the Northumbrians, 670-685) : He was present
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