(King of the Mercians, 675-704, d.?716; abdicated, Abbot of Bardney) : Æthelred 2 made known to Agatho 2 in writing and through oral communication how Peada 1, Wulfhere 1 and Seaxwulf 1 had built the mynster called Medeshamstede and that it had been freed of all service from the king and the bishop. He [sc. Æthelred 2] asked him [sc. Agatho 2] that he might obtain that in writing and with his blessing.
(Bishop of York and Saint, d.709)