Event: Expulsion, Monastic reform, OrderingĘthelwold 1.expulsion of canons from Old Minster
||Ęthelwold 1 expelled from the Old Minster the blasphemous canons and replaced them with monks from Abingdon. Wulfstan 16 was sent by the king to help Ęthelwold 1 in this matter. He ordered the canons to choose one of two courses: either to give place to the monks or to take the habit of monastic order.
Up to his time there had been no monks in England, except those dwelling at Glastonbury and Abingdon.
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(Saint; Abbot of Abingdon, c.954-963; Bishop of Winchester, 963-84)
(King of the English, 959-975) : Wuth his permission
(Secular canons of Old Minster, WInchester) : They left as soon as the monks entered
(Monks from Abingdon who replaced canons of Winchester) : Monks from Abingdon who replaced Anonymi 1722
(of Dalham; minister, fl. 964-980x984) : He was sent by Edgar 11
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