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Author Alcuin
Source Title [Epistolae]
Language Latin

Notes

*Currently Alcuin.Ep contains letters by people other than Alcuin whose epistles were preserved in his collection. These authors and their letters can be traced through the authorship records linked to this source.
*All extant letters apparently written by Alcuin have been recorded under 'Authorship'.
*Only those letters that relate to Anglo-Saxons or Anglo-Saxon England have been fully analyzed: these are signified in 'Authorship' by an asterisk (*) preceding the number of the letter.

Edition(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
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Epistolae Karolini aevi, Tomus II. Dümmler, Ernst Epistolae Karolini aevi, Tomus II. Berlin 1895 18-481
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England and the Continent in the Eighth Century Wilhelm Levison England and the Continent in the Eighth Century Oxford 1946 pp. 318-23 and 245-6
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Two Alcuin Letter-Books: From the British Museum MS Cotton Vespasian A xiv Chase, Colin Two Alcuin Letter-Books: From the British Museum MS Cotton Vespasian A xiv Toronto 1975  

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Allott, Stephen Alcuin of York c. A.D. 732 to 804--His Life and Letters York 1974  
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents c. 500-1042 London and New York 1979  

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event Alcuin.Ep  172 Alcuin 1 went to Rome as a young man and tarried for some days in the royal city, Pavia.
2 Event Alcuin.Ep  134 Alcuin 1 wrote to Oduin 1 to explain the order of baptism.
3 Event Alcuin.Ep  130 Alcuin 1 sent exhortations.
4 Event Alcuin.Ep  130 Alcuin 1 feared the pagans (Anonymi 1920), who in previous times had not tried to sail through English seas and devastate the shores of his fatherland.
5 Event Alcuin.Ep  148 (p. 239 lines 28-9) Alcuin 1's teacher [sc. Æthelberht 8] frequently used to say to him that the wisest men were those who had found the philosophic arts in the natures of things.
6 Event Alcuin.Ep  143 (pp. 225 lines 31-2 and 226 lines 1-2) Alcuin 1 had been in Rome.
7 Event Alcuin.Ep  134 Alcuin 1 had laboured so that Oduin 1 could become a priest and had taught him about baptism.
8 Event Alcuin.Ep  186 Alcuin 1 declared that he did not read letters from Anonymi 1923 from across the sea with as much pleasure as those from Arno 1 across the Alps.
9 Event Alcuin.Ep  189 Alcuin 1 asked Cyneberht 8 and his monks (Anonymi 1924) to remember him and encouraged Cyneberht 8 to preach.
10 Event Alcuin.Ep  189 Alcuin 1 and Cyneberht 8 made an agreement of love between them.
11 Event Alcuin.Ep  209 (p. 347 lines 28-9) Troubles caused by impious men (Anonymi 1925) were suffered by Eanbald 2.
12 Event Alcuin.Ep  209 Alcuin 1 wrote about various matters to Caluinus 1.
13 Event Alcuin.Ep  209 (p. 347 line 29) There were troubles which his [sc. Eanbald 2's] predecessors (Anonymi 1926) had suffered through at the hands of enemies of Christ (Anonymi 1927).
14 Event Alcuin.Ep  210 Alcuin 1 wrote to congratulate George 3 on his election to the patriarchate of Jerusalem.
15 Event Alcuin.Ep  209 (p. 347 line 36) Caluinus 1 had elected [Eanbald 2] to the honour of the episcopacy.
16 Event Alcuin.Ep  214 Alcuin 1 described the circumstances surrounding the composition of his commentary on the Gospel of John.
17 Event Alcuin.Ep  209 (p. 347 lines 35-6) Alcuin 1 nourished, educated and brought to perfect manhood [Eanbald 2].
18 Event Alcuin.Ep  226 Alcuin 1 sent various gifts to Eanbald 2 and others.
19 Event Alcuin.Ep  226 Alcuin 1 wrote about various matters to Eanbald 2.
20 Event Alcuin.Ep  216 Alcuin 1 sent works of Bede 1 to Gisla 1 and Richtrud 1 to be copied and returned.
21 Event Alcuin.Ep  230 Alcuin 1 sent a saddle to Æthelheard 13.
22 Event Alcuin.Ep  226 Alcuin 1 had laboured in the collecting of books.
23 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Alcuin 1 wrote to encourage Eanbald 2 in his troubles.
24 Event Alcuin.Ep  230 Alcuin 1 commented on Æthelheard 13's proposed trip.
25 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Alcuin 1's messenger (Anonymous 764) met Eanbald 2.
26 Event Alcuin.Ep  230 Æthelheard 13 met with Eanbald 2.
27 Event Alcuin.Ep  226 Eanbald 2 made enquiries of Alcuin 1 about the missal, to which the latter responded.
28 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Æthelheard 13 and his party (Anonymi 1935, Ceolmund 2 and Torhtmund 1) were well received at Saint-Iosse-sur-mer.
29 Event Alcuin.Ep  231 Alcuin 1 commended various friends of his to Charlemagne 1.
30 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Æthelheard 13 had written to Alcuin 1 asking for hospitality and had made known to Alcuin 1 Eanbald 2's troubles.
31 Event Alcuin.Ep  231 Torhtmund 1 bravely avenged the blood of his lord, Æthelred 7.
32 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 For the comfort of Æthelheard 13 and his friends, Ceolmund 2 and Torhtmund 1, Alcuin 1 wrote to Charlemagne 1.
33 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Anonymi 1939, who had opposed Anonymi 1926 (Eanbald 2's predecessors) and the Church, had perished.
34 Event Alcuin.Ep  233 Alcuin 1 announced his retirement to Caluinus 1 and Dodo 1 [= Cuculus].
35 Event Alcuin.Ep  234 Alcuin 1 announced his retirement to Leo 1
36 Event Alcuin.Ep  235 Alcuin 1 announced his retirement.
37 Event Alcuin.Ep  236 Alcuin 1 announced that having put aside secular duties, he desired to be free to devote himself to God alone.
38 Event Alcuin.Ep  237 Alcuin 1 told Adalhard 1 that, having put down the belt of military labour, he desired to serve God quietly.
39 Event Alcuin.Ep  240 Alcuin 1 declared to Charlemagne 1 that he had laid down the belt of military labour.
40 Event Alcuin.Ep  253 Alcuin 1 was almost freed from external secular business.
41 Event Alcuin.Ep  255 Alcuin 1 wrote to Æthelheard 13 to express his pleasure at the latter's safe return home and the restoration of his see to its former primacy.
42 Event Alcuin.Ep  255 As he explained in a letter to Alcuin 1, Æthelheard 13 had a successful journey and return to England
43 Event Alcuin.Ep  255 Æthelheard 13 had received grace in the eyes of the apostolic father [sc. Leo 1] and the archiepiscopal see of Canterbury was restored to primacy through his efforts.
44 Event Alcuin.Ep  255 The see [of Canterbury] was again restored to the summit of its original dignity through Æthelheard 13 and peace restored between the bishops (Anonymi 1949).
45 Event Alcuin.Ep  8 Alcuin 1 asked that Eanfrith 6 should send him the silver he had collected.
46 Event Alcuin.Ep  8 Berdic 1 was to be a legate to St Peter's.
47 Event Alcuin.Ep  8 Alcuin 1 asked Uinter 1 to send wine to Joseph 2.
48 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 Alcuin 1 warned Æthelred 7 and his nobles (Anonymi 1861) about their behaviour.
49 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 (pp. 42-3) Pagans (Anonymi 1862) sacked the church of St Cuthbert.
50 Event Alcuin.Ep  291 Very many men (Anonymi 1971) engaged in various pagan practices.
51 Event Alcuin.Ep  292 Alcuin 1 expressed his thanks to Anonymous 773 for his greetings.
52 Event Alcuin.Ep  292 Anonymous 774 brought a message from Anonymous 773 to Alcuin 1.
53 Event Alcuin.Ep  293 Alcuin 1 asked Anonymous 775 for his prayers and offered him spiritual advice.
54 Event Alcuin.Ep  294 Alcuin 1 wrote to Anonymous 778 castigating him for his behaviour.
55 Event Alcuin.Ep  295 Alcuin 1 admonished Anonymous 779 for his prodigal ways.
56 Event Alcuin.Ep  295 Alcuin 1 had educated Anonymous 779.
57 Event Alcuin.Ep  300 Alcuin 1 wrote a letter of encouragement to Æthelburg 8.
58 Event Alcuin.Ep  300 Æthelburg 8 was not able to complete the journey she had begun.
59 Event Alcuin.Ep  301 Alcuin 1 wrote to encourage Ealhheard 1 and Tidfrith 1 and ask that he be remembered in their churches.
60 Event Alcuin.Ep  302 Alcuin 1 wrote a letter of praise to Heardberht 3.
61 Event Alcuin.Ep  311 Alcuin 1 wrote to encourage Æthelheard 13 to fulfil his pastoral duties.
62 Event Alcuin.Ep  311 Alcuin 1 sent various gifts to Æthelheard 13.
63 Event Alcuin.Ep  42 Recalling his education with the monks of the church of York (Anonymi 1879), Alcuin 1 urged upon them various precepts.
64 Event Alcuin.Ep  43 Alcuin 1 acknowledged the letter sent by the monks of York (Anonymi 1879) and made excuses as to why he had not sent Eanbald 2 back to them nor responded to their request.
65 Event Alcuin.Ep  43 (p. 87 line 1 and see also p. 88 line 35 - p. 89 line 1) Eanbald 2 had come to Alcuin 1 bearing a letter from the monks of York (Anonymi 1879).
66 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Charlemagne 1 sent gifts to Æthelred 7 and his bishoprics, but subsequently withdrew them.
67 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Æthelred 7 was killed.
68 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Alcuin 1 was constrained to accept the abbacy of St Martin's.
69 Event Alcuin.Ep  102 Alcuin 1 expressed his horror about his country.
70 Event Alcuin.Ep  102 Alcuin 1 asked for Liutgard 1's name to be recorded.
71 Event Alcuin.Ep  103 Alcuin 1 sent greetings, thanks and commendations to a sister (Anonymous 749).
72 Event Alcuin.Ep  104 Alcuin 1 asked to be accepted as a son and to be prayed for.
73 Event Alcuin.Ep  104 Charlemagne 1 sent a legation seeking prayers for himself and the soul of Pope Hadrian 3.
74 Event Alcuin.Ep  105 Alcuin 1 wrote to console Æthelthida 1 after the death of her son [sc. Æthelred 7]..
75 Event Alcuin.Ep  105 Æthelred 7 died.
76 Event Alcuin.Ep  106 Alcuin 1 wrote Anonymous 752 a letter of consolation on the death of a son (Anonymous 753).
77 Event Alcuin.Ep  108 Alcuin 1 wrote to Eardwulf 4 after he had ascended the throne.
78 Event Alcuin.Ep  108 Much blood of nobles and rulers (Anonymi 1898) had been shed.
79 Event Alcuin.Ep  61 Alcuin 1 urged Ecgfrith 7 to follow the example of his parents (Offa 7 and Cynethryth 2) and behave in a fashion appropriate to one born to the throne of a kingdom.
80 Event Alcuin.Ep  62 Alcuin 1 thanked Hundruda 1, gave her spiritual advice and asked for greetings to be sent to others.
81 Event Alcuin.Ep  63 Alcuin 1 wrote to Anonymous 740 to sympathize with him.
82 Event Alcuin.Ep  63 Anonymous 740 had suffered at the hands of his people.
83 Event Alcuin.Ep  63 Alcuin 1 wrote to Offa 7 about the situation of Anonymous 740.
84 Event Alcuin.Ep  80 Alcuin 1 sent Sigewulf 2 a treatise on the book of Genesis.
85 Event Alcuin.Ep  82 Alcuin 1 declared that he had never been unfaithful to Offa 7 and the English people.
86 Event Alcuin.Ep  89 Alcuin 1 praised Anonymous 743 for his preaching.
87 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Alcuin 1 explained to Offa 7 why he was not returning to England, and sent greetings.
88 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Charlemagne 1 had often discussed Offa 7 with Alcuin 1.
89 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Charlemagne 1 sent legates (Anonymi 1892) to Rome.
90 Event Alcuin.Ep  101 Charlemagne 1 was sending gifts to Offa 7 and alms to his bishoprics.
91 Event Alcuin.Ep  112 Alcuin 1 asked Arno 1 to pray for the soul of Eanbald 1.
92 Event Alcuin.Ep  114 Alcuin 1 sent advice of various kinds to Eanbald 2 on his becoming archbishop.
93 Event Alcuin.Ep  115 Alcuin 1 urged Eanbald 2 to reread his letters and not be corrupted by others.
94 Event Alcuin.Ep  115 Eanbald 2 was made archbishop.
95 Event Alcuin.Ep  116 Alcuin 1 urged Eanbald 2 to be true to his title.
96 Event Alcuin.Ep  116 The death of kings (Anonymi 1905) was interpreted by Alcuin 1 as a sign of misery.
97 Event Alcuin.Ep  255 Alcuin 1 gave out of love a pall soaked in gum and a piece of clothing to Æthelheard 13.
98 Event Alcuin.Ep  256 Alcuin 1 wrote expressing pleasure at the good health and return to his former see of Anonymous 766.
99 Event Alcuin.Ep  256 Alcuin 1 expressed his pleasure at receiving a letter and very pleasing gifts from Anonymous 766.
100 Event Alcuin.Ep  64 Alcuin 1 wrote to Offa 7 commending a pupil (Anonymous 741) to him.
101 Event Alcuin.Ep  64 Alcuin 1 sent Anonymous 741 to Offa 7.
102 Event Alcuin.Ep  65 Alcuin 1 urged Dodo 1 to give up his ways and follow a moral path.
103 Event Alcuin.Ep  67 Alcuin 1 wrote to Æthelbald 8 with greetings on his taking office as abbot and requesting confraternity.
104 Event Alcuin.Ep  67 The predecessors of Æthelbald 8 (Anonymi 1881) had entered Alcuin 1's name into a register.
105 Event Alcuin.Ep  70 Alcuin 1 asked Wulfheard 5 to accept a monk (Anonymous 742) whom Alcuin 1 had found.
106 Event Alcuin.Ep  70 Alcuin 1 had found a wandering monk (Anonymous 742) whom he had placed in a [monastic] house.
107 Event Alcuin.Ep  79 Alcuin 1 expressed his thanks for Æthelthida 1's gifts and declared his affection for her. He provided her with spiritual advice.
108 Event Alcuin.Ep  108 The pagans (Anonymi 1899) destroyed holy places.
109 Event Alcuin.Ep  109 Alcuin 1 had written to urge Osbald 1 to fulfil his vow to leave secular life.
110 Event Alcuin.Ep  109 Alcuin 1 urged Osbald 1 to fulfil his vow to give up the secular life.
111 Event Alcuin.Ep  109 Blood of kings, princes and the people (Anonymi 1900) had been shed through Osbald 1 and his relatives (Anonymi 1901).
112 Event Alcuin.Ep  109 Osbald 1 had suffered misfortune and was in exile.
113 Event Alcuin.Ep  116 Prophecies that Eanbald 2 had often heard from Æthelberht 8 were rapidly becoming true.
114 Event Alcuin.Ep  120 Alcuin 1 attached various literary compositions in response to a request from Beornrad 1.
115 Event Alcuin.Ep  120 Alcuin 1 composed a Life of Willibrord 1 in Prose and Verse in response to a request from Beornrad 1.
116 Event Alcuin.Ep  121 Alcuin 1 asked permission of Charlemagne 1 for boys to be sent to Britain to obtain books for Tours.
117 Event Alcuin.Ep  121 (p. 177 lines 4-6) Æthelberht 8 and Alcuin 1 had copied books at York.
118 Event Alcuin.Ep  9 Alcuin 1 expressed affection for Adalhard 1 and made various enquiries.
119 Event Alcuin.Ep  9 Alcuin 1 gave advice to Æthelred 7 and others.
120 Event Alcuin.Ep  9 There was dissension between former friends [sc. Charlemagne 1 and Offa 7].
121 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 (p. 43) The Northumbrians (Anonymi 1864) engaged in various crimes.
122 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 (pp. 43-4) Alcuin 1 questioned why the Northumbrians (Anonymi 1864) and principes (Anonymi 1866) adopted pagan hair- and beard-styles and dressed luxuriously.
123 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 (p. 43) After the departure of Paulinus 1, Christianity was first adopted amongst the Northumbrians [at Lindisfarne] (Anonymi 1864).
124 Event Alcuin.Ep  16 (p. 43) Alcuin 1 and the recipients of his letter (Æthelred 7 and Anonymi 1861) experienced bloody rain in York.
125 Event Alcuin.Ep  17 Alcuin 1 outlined Æthelheard 13's responsibilities as archbishop.
126 Event Alcuin.Ep  18 Alcuin 1 gave counsel to Æthelred 7, Osbald 1, Osberht 3 and all his friends (Anonymi 1867), advising them as to how they should act.
127 Event Alcuin.Ep  18 (p. 52) The church of Saint Cuthbert was wretchedly devastated by the pagans (Anonymi 1862).
128 Event Alcuin.Ep  19 Alcuin 1 urged the monks of Wearmouth and Jarrow (Anonymi 1868) to keep to the monastic rule and put their hope in God rather than in arms.
129 Event Alcuin.Ep  19 (p. 54 lines 9-10) Biscop 2 and Ceolfrith 1 established the practice of the life according to the rule among the monks of Wearmouth and Jarrow (Anonymi 1868).
130 Event Alcuin.Ep  19 (p. 54 lines 27-8 and 32-3 and p. 55 line 7) The church of St Cuthbert was attacked from the sea [by Anonymi 1862].
131 Event Alcuin.Ep  19 (p. 55 lines 19-20) Boys at Monkwearmouth and Jarrow (Anonymi 1869) spent time digging out foxholes and hunting hares.
132 Event Alcuin.Ep  20 Alcuin 1 commiserated with Hygebald 3 and the monks of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 1871).
133 Event Alcuin.Ep  20 Alcuin 1 had visited Hygebald 3 and the congregation of the church of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 1871).
134 Event Alcuin.Ep  20 Pagans (Anonymi 1862) attacked the church at Lindisfarne.
135 Event Alcuin.Ep  20 The pagans (Anonymi 1862) took boys (Anonymi 1871) into captivity.
136 Event Alcuin.Ep  21 Alcuin 1 advised Hygebald 3 and the monks of Lindisfarne (Anonymi 1871) about appropriate behaviour.
137 Event Alcuin.Ep  287 Leaving their fatherland, Anonymi 1962 wished to engage in pilgrimage abroad.
138 Event Alcuin.Ep  287 Life according to monastic rule was established for the monks of Mayo (Anonymi 1962) by the fathers (Anonymi 1965).
139 Event Alcuin.Ep  288 Alcuin 1 wrote to encourage Anonymous 770 in his Christian labours and thanked him for his gifts.
140 Event Alcuin.Ep  290 Alcuin 1 wrote to Æthelheard 13 urging him to stop the pagan practices that Alcuin 1 had seen.
141 Event Alcuin.Ep  290 Anonymi 1968 were deceived in meetings to leave the church.
142 Event Alcuin.Ep  291 Alcuin 1 encouraged Anonymous 771 in his zeal for preaching.
143 Event Alcuin.Ep  10 Alcuin 1 expressed great affection for Arno 1 and offered him counsel.
144 Event Alcuin.Ep  12 Alcuin 1 commended Fordrad 1 to his friends (Anonymi 1860).
145 Event Alcuin.Ep  10 The new reign [sc. of Æthelred 7] detained Alcuin 1 in England.
146 Event Alcuin.Ep  14 Alcuin 1 wrote Joseph 2 a letter when the latter was ill.
147 Event Alcuin.Ep  15 Alcuin 1 asked Gisla 1 for her prayers for his safe return by sea.
148 Event Alcuin.Ep  121 When young, Alcuin 1 taught in Britain and in old age in Francia.
149 Event Alcuin.Ep  122 Alcuin 1 exhorted Osberht 4 and made various observations on current affairs.
150 Event Alcuin.Ep  122 Ecgfrith 7 died.
151 Event Alcuin.Ep  122 Offa 7 shed much blood to secure the kingdom for his son [sc. Ecgfrith 7].
152 Event Alcuin.Ep  122 It was reported that Eardwulf 4 had sent away his wife (Anonymous 756) and was associating openly with a mistress (Anonymous 757).
153 Event Alcuin.Ep  122 Offa 7 of blessed memory had issued good, modest and chaste rules of conduct for the Mercian people.
154 Event Alcuin.Ep  123 Alcuin 1 counselled Cenwulf 3 as to appropriate behaviour for a king and wished him a long and prosperous reign.
155 Event Alcuin.Ep  123 Ecgfrith 7 lived only a short time after his father [sc. Offa 7].
156 Event Alcuin.Ep  124 Alcuin 1 expressed pleasure at Hygebald 3's affection for him and offered him advice as to how a bishop should behave.
157 Event Alcuin.Ep  125 Alcuin 1 requested that Leo 1 renew the memory of his spiritual adoption of Alcuin 1 and asked him to grant the request of delegates from York (Anonymi 1913) for the pallium.
158 Event Alcuin.Ep  125 Through Angilberct 1 Alcuin 1 had asked Leo 1 to adopt him as a son.
159 Event Alcuin.Ep  125 Delegates (Anonymi 1913) asked Leo 1 to grant the pallium to their city.
160 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Anonymous 759 reported the words of Æthelheard 13 and brought gifts to Alcuin 1.
161 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Æthelheard 13 left his see.
162 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Through Anonymous 759 Æthelheard 13 had asked Alcuin 1 what he thought about his leaving his see.
163 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Laurence 2 had wished to leave his see.
164 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Alcuin 1 recommended penance for Æthelheard 13's leaving of his see.
165 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Alcuin 1 wrote giving Æthelheard 13 advice as to what he should do, having left his see.
166 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Alcuin 1 recommended that Æthelheard 13 bring a zeal for reading into the church of God.
167 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Alcuin 1 recommended that Æthelheard 13 preach in all places and before all the bishops in a general synod.
168 Event Alcuin.Ep  128 Alcuin 1 recommended that Æthelheard 13 consult about the unity of the Church.
169 Event Alcuin.Ep  129 Alcuin 1 gave advice to various segments of the Kentish kingdom (Anonymi 1919).
170 Event Alcuin.Ep  129 Alcuin 1 recommended to the people of Kent (Anonymi 1919) that Æthelheard 13 be recalled if this seemed good to them.
171 Event Alcuin.Ep  7 Record of gift of oil and alms.
172 Event Alcuin.Ep  129 A pagan people (Anonymi 1920) had become accustomed to attack with piratical robbery, which had not happened before.
173 Event Alcuin.Ep  8 Greetings, enquiries and requests from Alcuin 1 to Joseph 2.
174 Event Alcuin.Ep  2 Alcuin 1 commiserated with Leothfrith 1 and urged him not to take up arms.
175 Event Alcuin.Ep  8 Æthelred 7 succeeded to the throne.
176 Event Alcuin.Ep  6 Alcuin 1 sent greetings and enquired about the Saxons and neighbouring peoples.
177 Event Alcuin.Ep  7 Alcuin 1 sent a letter to Colchu 1 about current events and alms.
178 Event Alcuin.Ep  7 Alcuin 1 reported dissension between Charlemagne 1 and Offa 7.
179 Event Alcuin.Ep  256 Alcuin 1 had sent back word through Anonymous 767 to Anonymous 766 about the latter's loss of his see.
180 Event Alcuin.Ep  257 Alcuin 1 had put aside the belt of military labour.
181 Event Alcuin.Ep  271 Æthelberht 8 visited St Leodgar's.
182 Event Alcuin.Ep  271 Alcuin 1 visited the monks of St Leodgar's (Anonymi 1950).
183 Event Alcuin.Ep  273 Alcuin 1 asked the monks of Candida Casa (Anonymi 1951) to remember him in their prayers.
184 Event Alcuin.Ep  273 Alcuin 1 wrote about Ninian 1 in his poems sent to the scholars of the church of York (Anonymi 1952).
185 Event Alcuin.Ep  273 Alcuin 1 sent a silk mantle for the body of Ninian 1.
186 Event Alcuin.Ep  280 (p. 437) Many very learned teachers (Anonymi 1953) were accustomed in times long ago to come from Ireland to Britain, Gaul and Italy.
187 Event Alcuin.Ep  281 Alcuin 1 gave general advice to companions of his pilgrimage abroad (Anonymous 768) about travel to Italy.
188 Event Alcuin.Ep  282 Alcuin 1 wrote to encourage Frithwine 1 to pursue his duties diligently.
189 Event Alcuin.Ep  282 Alcuin 1 expressed his joy at Frithwine 1's elevation to such a great dignity [sc. as abbot].
190 Event Alcuin.Ep  283 Alcuin 1 gave spiritual advice to Eanwulf 3 and sent greetings to the latter's brethren (Anonymi 1956).
191 Event Alcuin.Ep  284 Alcuin 1 requested that the brethren of Monkwearmouth (Anonymi 1983) remember him and commended them for their way of life, which he exhorted them to maintain.
192 Event Alcuin.Ep  284 Alcuin 1 entered into confraternity with the brethren of Monkwearmouth (Anonymi 1983).
193 Event Alcuin.Ep  284 Alcuin 1 visited Monkwearmouth.
194 Event Alcuin.Ep  284 Alcuin 1 praised Anonymi 1983 for following the ways established by Anonymi 1958.
195 Event Alcuin.Ep  285 Alcuin 1 expressed his love for Hygebald 3 and exhorted him to pursue his duties.
196 Event Alcuin.Ep  285 Alcuin 1 recalled the brotherhood between him and Hygebald 3.
197 Event Alcuin.Ep  286 Alcuin 1 reminded Anonymi 1959 to pray for him and exhorted them to follow in the ways of their forebears and teachers (Anonymi 1961).
198 Event Alcuin.Ep  286 Alcuin 1 reminded the brethren of Jarrow (Anonymi 1959) that they had accepted him into the fellowship of prayer.
199 Event Alcuin.Ep  287 Alcuin 1 urged Anonymi 1962 to persevere in the monastic life.
200 Event Alcuin.Ep  287 The brethren of the church of Mayo (Anonymi 1963) used to come to Alcuin 1 when he was resident in his fatherland.
201 Event Alcuin.Ep  291 Alcuin 1 directed Anonymous 772 to acknowledge for him the message of Anonymous 771.
202 Event Alcuin.Ep  291 The Christian religion was handed on in a very pure form by Augustine 1 and other teachers of Britain (Anonymi 1970).
203 Event Alcuin.Ep  43 (p. 88 line 35 - p. 89 line 1). Alcuin 1 was visiting holy places when Eanbald 2 came to him.
204 Event Alcuin.Ep  44 Alcuin 1 expressed joy that Eanbald 1 was well; he explained why he had not visited and urged Eanbald 1 not to interfere in the choice of his successor.
205 Event Alcuin.Ep  45 Alcuin 1 mentioned he had sent other communications to Anonymous 736 and reported the death of Basilius 1.
206 Event Alcuin.Ep  45 Basilius 1 had given medicines to Anonymous 736.
207 Event Alcuin.Ep  45 Basilius 1 had died by the time Alcuin.Ep.45 was written.
208 Event Alcuin.Ep  47 Alcuin 1 wrote to unnamed brethren and sons (Anonymi 1880) urging harmony.
209 Event Alcuin.Ep  48 Alcuin 1 counselled Anonymi 1879 to act properly in the election of an archbishop.
210 Event Alcuin.Ep  53 Alcuin 1 thanked Eada 2 for his gifts.
211 Event Alcuin.Ep  21 Alcuin 1 recalled the love with which he had been received at Lindisfarne.
212 Event Alcuin.Ep  22 Alcuin 1 observed that Cuthrad 1 had been spared when he fell into the hands of the pagans (Anonymi 1862), and gave him advice.
213 Event Alcuin.Ep  22 Buitta 1 reported to Alcuin 1 that Cuthrad 1 would remember Alcuin 1 in his prayers.
214 Event Alcuin.Ep  24 Alcuin 1 asked for the prayers of Hygebald 3 and his monks (Anonymi 1871), and reported on Candidus 2.
215 Event Alcuin.Ep  24 Candidus 2 came to Alcuin 1 on pilgrimage.
216 Event Alcuin.Ep  24 Candidus 2 returned to Hygebald 3 at Alcuin 1's behest.
217 Event Alcuin.Ep  30 Alcuin 1 offered spiritual advice and best wishes to Æthelred 7.
218 Event Alcuin.Ep  31 Alcuin 1 sought prayers and urged teaching to be undertaken at St Andrew's.
219 Event Alcuin.Ep  36 Alcuin 1 encouraged Æthelburg 8 to live a life of virginity and gave her counsel.
220 Event Alcuin.Ep  36 Æthelburg 8 had promised to keep her virginity.
221 Event Alcuin.Ep  37 Alcuin 1 gave spiritual advice to Heahstan 1 and sent greetings to Scæst 1 and Beagnoth 2.
222 Event Alcuin.Ep  38 Alcuin 1 sent spiritual advice to two friends, Manna 1 and Hereberht 4.
223 Event Alcuin.Ep  41 Candidus 2 came to Alcuin 1 and reported the good fortune of the recipient of the present letter (Anonymous 735).
224 Event Alcuin.Ep  232 Just as Alcuin 1 had instructed Dodo 1 to tell Eanbald 2, Alcuin 1 had done.
225 Event Alcuin.Ep  233 Alcuin 1 wrote to Caluinus 1 and Dodo 1 bidding them urge Eanbald 2 to remain faithful.
226 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  8 Two cartloads of the best wine.
227 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  8 five pounds of silver
228 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  8 Five further pounds of silver, triple-ply goat-hair and wool garments
229 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  8 A pound of silver and a young horse
230 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  8 Wine, mutton and a pounds of silver
231 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  53 Great gifts
232 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  56 Medicinal plants
233 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  62 small gifts
234 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  79 gifts
235 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  128 (p. 189 line 21) small gifts
236 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  171 (p. 282 lines 22-3) outline of certain calculations of the course of the sun and the moon through the zodiac
237 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  288 gifts
238 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  300 gifts
239 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  250 (p. 405 line 33) silken pallium adorned with crosses sent by Alcuin 1 for the body of St Boniface 5
240 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  311 a silver cup, a piece of silk fabric, a goat-hair garment and a linen undergarment
241 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  102 outer garment
242 Transaction Alcuin.Ep  103 small gifts