Event: Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king, ExileCędwalla 1.acquisition of the kingdom of the West Saxons
||After being in exile Cędwalla 1 gained the throne of the West Saxons.
Primary Source Info
|Date from Source
||During Wilfrid 2's period of preaching to the South Saxons and after.
*Cędwalla 1's realm is also described as a kingdom ('regnum').
Persons associated with this Event:
(King of the West Saxons, 685-688) : After being in exile, where he had been supported by Wilfrid 2, Cędwalla 1 gained the throne of the West Saxons. Having killed and overcome his enemies, he summoned Wilfrid 2 and made him chief of his counsellors, giving him innumerable estates and gifts. Cędwalla 1 protected his kingdom by the sword and by treaty.
(Bishop of York and Saint, d.709) : While Wilfrid 2 was converting the pagan South Saxons, Cędwalla 1 invited him to his kingdom and made him chief of his counsellors, giving him innumerable estates and gifts.
Locations associated with this Event:
- West Saxons, kingdom of: