Event: Pastoral activities/preachingEcgwine 1.preaching

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Description Ecgwine 1 used to preach to all peoples the severe and the gentle things which are to come, requesting silence with his hands from those who scarcely wished to believe him or to come to the mysteries of mass.
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*@At M. Lapidge, 'Byrhtferth and the Vita S. Ecgwini', Medieval Studies, 41 (1979), p. 349: 'Byrhtferth simply inserted some twenty lines from Bede's poem 'De die iudicii' and passed these lines off as Ecgwine 1's sermon'.

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