Event: Advice/counsel, Exile, JourneyAldhelm 3.counsel to Wilfrid 2ís abbots (Anonymi 2005)
*Aldhelm 3's urging of the abbots (Anonymi 2005) to join Wilfrid 2 in exile is largely expressed through a complex Virgilian type of simile involving the support that bees give to their king [sic].
*On the date of this letter see @Lapidge and Herren 1979, pp. 150-1.
Persons associated with this Event:
(Abbot of Malmesbury; bishop of Sherborne, 706-709x710)
(Abbots of Bishop Wilfrid 2) : The abbots (Anonymi 2005) were urged [by implication] to join their bishop [scil. Wilfrid 2] by not letting him suffer solitary exile.
(Bishop of York and Saint, d.709) : Wilfrid 2 was being driven into exile, potentially on his own, if he were not joined by his abbots.