Wilfrid 2 challenged the judgment of Ecgfrith 4 and Theodore 1, who refused to change their decision; he then declared he would appeal to the Apostolic See.
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(Bishop of York and Saint, d.709) : Wilfrid 2 went to Ecgfrith 4 and Theodore 1 and asked on what grounds they had defrauded him of his possessions. Unwilling to accept the fraudulent judgment, with the advice of his fellow bishops (Anonymi 332), he preferred to choose the judgment of the Apostolic See. Turning away from the royal tribunal, he predicted future confusion.
(Flatterers of Ecgfrith 4) : Wilfrid 2 turned away from the royal tribunal (Anonymi 333) and declared amidst the laughter of the flatterers who were rejoicing that there would be weeping one year hence.