Event: Council-meeting, ecclesiastical, Grant and Gift, Message-sending, ReportingCenred 2-others.synod of Alcester
||Cenred 2 summoned a council at Alcester. All the leading men and 'duces' (Anonymi 1486) met there. He reported about the outcome of the trip to Rome and the privilege of freedom granted to Evesham. He also ordered the letter to be shown and read out. All the people who were present agreed.
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||after Cenred 2 had come back from Rome.
*The information on this synod is very suspicious. There are no earlier sources referring to the same event and according to the Liber Pontificalis Cenred 2 died in Rome, so that he could not have summoned a synod after his journey there. See @Lapidge 1979a, 'Byrhtferth and the Vita S. Ecgwini', in Medieval Studies, 41 (1979), pp. 331-53.
Persons associated with this Event:
(King of the Mercians, 704-c. 709) : The king was crowned with his royal diadem and adorned with the sceptre.
(All the leading men and the 'duces' who met at the synod of Alcester) : Leading men and 'duces'
(Bishop of York and Saint, d.709) : Cenred 2, with the approval of Anonymi 1486, ordered Wilfrid 2 to take to Evesham the privilege drawun up by Beorhtwald 6.
(Saint; bishop of Worcester, 693x??717)
(Archbishop of Canterbury, 692-731) : Cenred 2 asked him to draw up a privilege in favour of the monastery at Evesham.
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