Location: Barking / Essex

Factoid List

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Office Bede.HE  iv.10 Æthelburg 3 held office of Abbess
Office Bede.HE  iv.7 Æthelburg 3 held office of Abbess
Office Bede.HE  iv.9 Æthelburg 3 held office of Abbess
Office Bede.HE  iv.6 Æthelburg 3 held office of Abbess
Event Bede.HE  iv.10   Anonymous 251's maids led her to the monastery at Barking. She was taken to the cemetery, where she prayed at length.
Event Bede.HE  iv.10   Hildelith 1 decided that the bones of the servants and handmaiden of God should all be taken up and transferred to the church of the blessed Mother of God.
Event Bede.HE  iv.9   Anonymous 249 asked to be carried in the church and placed in the attitude of prayer. She asked Æthelburg 3 to plead on her behalf the Creator that she might be delivered from the cruel tortures of her disease.
Event Bede.HE  iv.9   Torhtgyth 1 saw what seemed to be a human being, wrapped in shroud and brighter than the sun, being raised up to heaven.
Event Bede.HE  iv.8   Æsica 1 was attacked by the plague. On the very same day, Eadgyth 1, the nun he called out for when he was dying, was also carried from this world.
Event Bede.HE  iv.8   Anonymous 248 was attacked by the plague. One night she had a vision of a light burning in her room and started calling out to those who were attending her, Then she went on to say that she had had a vision of a certain man of God who had died that year. he had told her that at daybreak she would die.
Event Bede.HE  iv.7   After Æthelburg 3 enquired with the female members of her monastery about the spot in which they would have liked to be buried, a resplendent light appeared from heaven and moved to the south side of the monastery, pointing out the spot where the bodies were to rest.
Event Bede.HE  iv.6   Eorcenwald 1 founded two famous monasteries, one for himself and one for his sister Æthelburg 3, and established an excellent form of monastic Rule
Office Bede.HE  iv.10 Hildelith 1 held office of Abbess
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.7 Anonymous 246 Biographer
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.7 Anonymous 247 Brother
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.8 Eadgyth 1 Nun
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.8 Anonymous 248 Nun
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.9 Torhtgyth 1 Nun
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.9 Torhtgyth 1 Nun
Occupation Bede.HE  iv.5 Anonymous 249 Nun
Transaction S1246      Swidfrith 1, king, to Eorcenwald 1, bishop; grant of 40 cassatae at Barking and Beddanhaam (probably Barking)
Transaction S1246      Eorcenwald 1, bishop of the East Saxons, to his sisters in Christ [Anonymi 1061]; gift of the nunnery of Barking 1, privileges and grant and confirmation of many lands
Transaction S1246      Eorcenwald 1, bishop of the East Saxons, to his sisters in Christ [Anonymi 1061]; gift of the nunnery of Barking 1, privileges and grant and confirmation of many lands
Transaction S1246      Eorcenwald 1, bishop of the East Saxons, to his sisters in Christ [Anonymi 1061]; gift of the nunnery of Barking 1, privileges and grant and confirmation of many lands
Transaction S1246      Eorcenwald 1, bishop of the East Saxons, to his sisters in Christ [Anonymi 1061]; gift of the nunnery of Barking 1, privileges and grant and confirmation of many lands
Office S1171    Æthelburg 3 held office of Abbess (Abbess of Barking)
Event S1246      Eorcenwald 1 built the monastery at Barking 1 for his sisters in Christ [Anonymi 1061]
Occupation Bede.HE    Anonymous 246
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.73.13   [Eorcenwald 1's] sister's convent is called barking. It is situated to one side of London, at eight miles' distance. Closely associated with Æthelburg 3 in sanctity and power are Hildelith 1, her immediate successor (to whom was sent St Aldhelm 3's still extant book in praise of virgins), and Wulfhild 2, almost a modern, who came a few years before the times of King Edgar 11.
Office WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.73.13 Wulfhild 2 held office of Abbess
Transaction Anon.LiberEliensis  LE II.81   Godgifu 4 granted Barking, Essex, to Ely.
Event RestingPlaces  II.23   St Æthelburg 3 rests at the monastery of Barking near the Thames.
Possession LDB  17v (Essex 9:7) Barking, St Mary's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Barking, Essex (in 1086)
Possession LDB  17v (Essex 9:7) Ælfgifu 28 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Barking, Essex (in 1086)
Possession LDB  17v (Essex 9:7) Barking, St Mary's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Barking, Essex (in 1066)
Possession LDB  17v (Essex 9:7) Ælfgifu 28 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Barking, Essex (in 1066)
Office EMC Coin  1991.0244 (N 614 (Æthelwulf, Doribi/Cant)) Æthelwulf 1 held office of King