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Factoid List

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Office Bede.ChronMaior  522.526 Gregory 1 held office of Apocrisiarius
Office Anon.VitGregorii  2 Gregory 1 held office of Papal legate
Event Gregory I.Ep  xi.35   Gregory 1 stated that the reputation of Bertha 1 for good works had reached Rome and Constantinople.
Office Gregory I.Ep  viii.4 (p.519 line 16) Anonymous 791 held office of Emperor (the most serene lord, the emperor)
Office Gregory I.Ep  xi.35 Anonymous 791 held office of Emperor (most serene prince)
Event Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 100-2   They went to Sebaste, Ptolomaeis and Tyre for the second time, where they were arrested and soon released. Afterwards they sailed for the whole of the winter and landed at Constantinople. Willibald 4 stayed there for two years, then went to Nicaea and returned to Constantinople. After two years he set sail from there and went to Syracuse. Thence they came to Catania, Reggio Calabria and the island of Volcano. After seeing the terrible burning fire of the volcano, they went to Lipari, Naples, Capua, Teano and the monastery of Monte Cassino.
Event ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  C 1052   Swein 3 had gone to Jerusalem from Bruges, and died on the way home at Constantinople, at Michaelmas.
Event ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  C 1052   Swein 3 died in Constantinople.
Event Anon.LiberEliensis  I.34   Archbishop Theodore 1 heard that Constantinople was greatly disturbed by heresy in the year in which ∆thelthryth 2 died.
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  i.1.4-7   Theodore 1 expelled Wilfrid 2 wrongfully, and Wilfrid 2 appealed to the pope of Rome, Agatho 2, after being buffeted by many dangers. His appeal was couched in moderate terms: he wished neither to bring charges against the pope's nominee, nor yet to allow his own innocence to be imperilled. these are the words of his memorandum to the pope: 'How has it come about that Theodore 1 should, while I yet lived, in the see which I controlled, ordain three bishops on his own authority, without the consent of any bishop, and against my humble wishes?' Wilfrid 2 was on this occasion adjudged innocent by the Roman council and sent back to his see. But he did not carry his point, thanks to the strong measures of King Ecgfrith 4, particularly as Theodore 1 either purposely obstructed him or let things take their course without interfering. This is also backed up and supported by the letter which Agatho 2 sent to the sixth synod assembled at Constantinople: 'We are hoping to join with our humble self Theodore 1 from Britain, our fellow servant and fellow bishop, archbishop of the great island of Britain, and a lover of wisdom; and this is why we have delayed this council up until now.'