Location: Britain / Britain

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  66   Anonymi 112, coming to Britain, went to Kent.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  61   The army of pagans at Fulham (Anonymi 106) went to Ghent.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  21   A great fleet of pagans (Anonymi 34) came to Britain from the Danube.
Office Bede.Mart  113.B.2 Æthelthryth 2 held office of Queen
Office Bede.Mart  70.B.3 Mellitus 1 held office of Bishop
Status Bede.Mart  113.B.2 Æthelthryth 2 held status of Virgin / Virgin
Event Anon.HagiogList  63 (10 October)   In Britain [commemoration] of the holy Paulinus 1, bishop of York.
Event Bede.Templ  ii.1044-8   Augustine 1, Paulinus 1 and their companions (Anonymi 433) came to Britain at the command of Gregory 1 and preached to unbelievers (Anonymi 434).
Event Bede.Mart  185.B2.1   In Britain, of Paulinus 1 ...
Event Bede.Mart  94.F.6 bis   Augustine 1, sent by the blessed Pope Gregory 1, first preached the gospel of Christ to the people of the English.
Event Bede.Mart  113.B.2   Of the holy Æthelthryth 2, virgin and queen, in Britain.
Event Bede.Mart  70.B.3   Burial of Bishop Mellitus 1 in Britain.
Event Bede.LocSanct  xix.43-7   After Sicily Arculf 1 intended to return home but was blown off course to Britain, where he reached Adomnán 1.
Event Bede.LocSanct  xix.43-7   After Sicily Arculf 1 intended to return home but was blown off course to Britain, where he reached Adomnán 1.
Event Bede.LocSanct  xix.43-7   After Sicily Arculf 1 intended to return home but was blown off course to Britain, where he reached Adomnán 1.
Event Bede.Temp  xxii.68-9   The Saxons in Britain (Anonymi 426) accepted the Christian faith.
Event Bede.ChronMaior  527.554   Theodore 1 and Hadrian 2 engaged in ecclesiastical teaching to the very many of the churches of the English.
Event Bede.ChronMaior  523.531   Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and others to convert the English.
Event Alcuin.VitRicharii  8   Richarius 1 went to Britain.
Event Bede.HE  v.24   Gregory 1 sent the pallium for Augustine 1. He also sent several ministers of the word, among whom was Paulinus 1.
Event Bede.HE  v.24   Gregory 1 sent Augustine 1 and some monks (Anonymi 649) to England to preach the word of God to the English.
Event Bede.HE  v.24   Augustine 1 and Anonymi 649 arrived in Britain.
Event Bede.HE  v.11   The brothers (Anonymi 683) engaged in the ministry of the Word in Frisia chose Swithberht 1 to be consecrated as their bishop. They sent him to Britain, where he was consecrated by Wilfrid 2.
Event Bede.HE  iii.7   Birinus 1 came to Britain on the advice of Honorius 2 and first visited the race of the Gewisse (West Saxons).
Event Bede.HE  ii.1   Gregory 1 asked Pelagius 1 to send some ministers of the word in Britain.
Event Bede.HistAb  3   Vitalian 1 sent Theodore 1 and Hadrian 2 to Britain.
Office Wihtred.Laws    Beorhtwald 6 held office of Archbishop (Archbishop of Britain)
Office Bede.HE  iv.17 Anonymi 663 held office of Bishop
Office S1795    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of the English, reigning over Britain)
Office S233    Æthelred 2 held office of King (king of the whole island of Britain)
Office S52    Æthelred 2 held office of King (king of Britain)
Event Annals.RegFranc  809   After Eardwulf 4 had been conducted back to his kingdom, and the envoys of the pope and emperor had returned, one of them, the deacon Ealdwulf 12, was captured by pirates [Anonymi 1192], taken to Britain and eventually liberated by a man of King Cenwulf 3 [Anonymous 405]
Event Anon.MiracWandregisili  25   Grippo 1 was sent by Charles 4 on a mission to the king of the English.
Office LiberPontificalis  vol. I, p. 376, ll. 15-16: Sergius I, 16 Beorhtwald 6 held office of Archbishop
Event LiberPontificalis  Mommsen, p. 188: Vitalian, 5   Vitalian 1 sent Theodore 1 and Hadrian 2 to Britain. They made very many of the churches of the English fruitful with the doctrine of the church.
Office S1410    Æthelbald 4 held office of King (governing the monarchy of Britain)
Event ASC  601 ABCEF(OE)G   Gregory 1 sent very many religious teachers (Anonymi 794) to help Augustine 1.
Event ASC  601 ABCEF(OE)G   Here Gregory 1 sent the pallium to Augustine 1 in Britain.
Office OEMart  94 John 18 held office of Bishop (Bishop among the Northumbrian people)
Office OEMart  171 Oswald 1 Oswald 1 reigned for nine years in Britain.
Event OEMart  109   Augustine 1 first brought baptism in Britain to the English people.
Office S1430a    Æthelheard 13 held office of Archbishop (primate of all Britain)
Office S1259    Æthelheard 13 held office of Archbishop
Office S155    Offa 7 held office of King (king and glory of Britain)
Office S155    Æthelheard 13 held office of Archbishop (archbishop and primate of all Britain)
Event ASC (E)  617 E   Edwin 2 conquered almost all of Britain, except the people of Kent alone (Anonymi 1304).
Occupation OEMart  52 Guthlac 2 Anchorite
Event ASC  937.65-73 ACD, <937> B, 938 G(pp. 86-7)   Books and aged scholars (Anonymi 1534) have never reported a greater battle [than Brunanburh] since the Angles and Saxons (Anonymi 1532) conquered Britain.
Event ASC  958 AF(OE and Lat.)G, 959 BCD   Edgar 11 acceded to the kingdom [BC: of the West Saxons and of the Mercians and of the Northumbrians. And he was then sixteen years old; F(OE and Lat.): of all Britain.]
Event Abbo.PassioEadmundi  5   Ivar 1 and Ubba 5 attempted to bring about the destruction of all Britain.
Event Abbo.PassioEadmundi  5   Ivar 1 and Ubba 5 came to Britain from the North
Office S388    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all the island of Britain)
Office S398    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the whole of Britain)
Office S398    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (monarch of all Britain)
Office S403    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S404    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king and ruler of all Britain)
Office S404    Æthelstan 18 held office of Rector (king and ruler of all Britain)
Office S406    Æthelstan 18 held office of Imperator
Office S408    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king and first of the kingship of Albion)
Office S411    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S412    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English, ruling the whole kingdom of Britain)
Office S413    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English, ruling the whole kingdom of Britain)
Office S414    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S416    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English, ruling the kingdom of the whole of Britain)
Office S417    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (ruling the whole kingdom of Britain)
Office S418    Æthelstan 18 held office of King
Office S418a    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English)
Office S419    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English)
Office S420    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king and rector of all Britain)
Office S420    Æthelstan 18 held office of Rector (king and rector of all Britain)
Office S421    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S422    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English)
Office S422    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S428    Æthelstan 18 held office of King
Office S430    Æthelstan 18 held office of Curagulus
Office S431    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S431    Æthelstan 18 held office of
Office S431    Æthelstan 18 held office of Gubernator
Office S432    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S433    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king and monarch of all Britain)
Office S433    Æthelstan 18 held office of Monarchus (king and monarch of all Britain)
Office S439    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S441    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S442    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S444    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of Britain)
Office S445    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all of Britain)
Office S447    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S448    Æthelstan 18 held office of Gubernator (basileus of the English and gubernator of all Britain)
Office S448    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S449    Æthelstan 18 held office of Curagulus (king of the English and curagulus of all Britain)
Office S450    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S458    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English)
Event Leo III.Ep.H2  p. 90   Leo 1 sent a messenger (Anonymous 731) to England following Eardwulf 4's expulsion from his kingdom.
Office Sergius.Ep.B83    Beorhtwald 6 held office of Bishop
Office Sergius.Ep.B84    Anonymi 1838 held office of Bishop
Office Constantine.Ep.B129    Beorhtwald 6 held office of Archbishop
Occupation Leo III.Ep.H2  p. 90 Anonymous 731 Messenger
Event Alcuin.Ep  121   When young, Alcuin 1 taught in Britain and in old age in Francia.
Event Alcuin.Ep  129   A pagan people (Anonymi 1920) had become accustomed to attack with piratical robbery, which had not happened before.
PersonInfo Alcuin.Ep  16 (p. 42 lines 34-5) Alcuin 1 held status of Inhabitant / Inhabitant
Office Alcuin.Ep  7 Anonymi 1847 held office of Bishop
Office Alcuin.Ep  104 Anonymi 1895 held office of Bishop
Office Alcuin.Ep  255 Anonymi 1949 held office of Bishop
Occupation Alcuin.Ep  186 Anonymi 1923 Brother
Occupation Alcuin.Ep  186 Anonymi 1923 Sister
Occupation Alcuin.Ep  287 Anonymi 1963 Brother
Office S1210    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S511    Edmund 14 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S498    Edmund 14 held office of Gubernator
Education Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 493) Hadrian 2 endowed with unutterably pure urbanity
Office Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 493) Theodore 1 held office of Archbishop
Office Aldhelm.Ep  4 (p. 481) Anonymi 1994 held office of Bishop
Status Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 493) Hadrian 2 held status of Companion / Companion
Occupation Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 492) Anonymi 2001 Teacher
Occupation Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 493) Theodore 1 Teacher
Occupation Aldhelm.Ep  5 (p. 493) Anonymi 2003 Pupil
Event AnnalsFragIrel  168.429   The Britons (Anonymi 2076) assembled against the Norwegians (Anonymi 2075) and after a hard battle drove them out of Britain.
Event AnnalsFragIrel  168.429   The Norwegians (Anonymi 2075) left Ireland and went to the island of Britain. Their leader was Ingimund 1.
Office S569    Eadred 16 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S566    Eadred 16 held office of Emperor (king of the Anglo-Saxons and emperor of all Britain)
Office S537    Eadred 16 held office of King
Event Zacharias.Ep.T80  p. 173   Theodore 1 was ordained in Rome given the pallium, and then sent on to Britain.
Event [Lull].Ep.T98  pp. 219-20   Lull 1 left Britain with a group of almost all his kindred, crossed the sea and reached the Continent. Then he longed to go to Rome, but there he was left alone as almost all his kindred died. He also got the plague, but managed to survive. He was assisted by Anonymous 855 and Anonymous 856.
Occupation Æthelberht.Ep.T105  p. 230 Anonymi 2140 Messenger
Office S658    Eadwig 4 held office of Monarch (monarch of Britain and the English)
Office S629    Eadwig 4 held office of King
Office S614    Eadwig 4 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S602    Eadwig 4 held office of Rector (king of the English and gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S602    Eadwig 4 held office of Gubernator (king of the English and gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S595    Eadwig 4 held office of King (king of the English and gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S591    Eadwig 4 held office of Monarch (king and monarch of Britain)
Office S591    Eadwig 4 held office of King (king and monarch of Britain)
Office S1212    Oda 1 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of all Britain)
Office S827    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of the English and of all nations in Britain)
Office S824    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S821    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S822    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S819    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S820    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S816    Edgar 11 held office of King (of all the island of Britain)
Office S807    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus
Office S805    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S801    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S800    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S799    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S795    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S794    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S792    Ælfhere 10 held office of Dux
Office S792    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S789    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S788    Edgar 11 held office of Monarch (monarch of Britain and the English)
Office S787    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of Great Britain)
Office S786    Edgar 11 held office of Monarch (monarch of Britain and of the English)
Office S782    Edgar 11 held office of Gubernator (king and gubernator of all Britain)
Office S782    Edgar 11 held office of King (king and gubernator of all Britain)
Office S781    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S780    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S777    Edgar 11 held office of King
Office S771    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S767    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S764    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S763    Edgar 11 held office of Archons (archons of all Britain)
Office S762    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S760    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S760    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S759    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S759    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S758    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S758    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S757    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S757    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S754    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S749    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S748    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S747    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S746    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S744    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S738    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S737    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S736    Edgar 11 held office of Monarch (monarch of the whole island of Britain)
Office S731    Æthelstan 18 held office of King (king of the English; the first to subject all of Britain)
Office S729    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S727    Edgar 11 held office of Rector (basileus, gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S727    Edgar 11 held office of Gubernator (basileus, gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S727    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus, gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S724    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S723    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S719    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S718    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S717    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S716    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S714    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of the whole of Britain)
Office S711    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S709    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S706    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S702    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S701    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S700    Edgar 11 held office of Basileus (basileus of all of Britain)
Office S690    Edgar 11 held office of Rector (gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S683    Edgar 11 held office of King (ruling over all Britain)
Status Æthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 29) Oswiu 1 held status of King pollens potestate / King pollens potestate
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 28)   Three hundred years had passed from when Cerdic 1 had conquered the western part of Britain [when the battle of Kempsford took place].
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 28)   The arrival of Hengest 1 and Horsa 1 in Britain was 350 [years] before the Battle of Kempsford.
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iii.1   Hengest 1 and Horsa 1 were carried to Britain.
Event AnnalsCamb  909 C   Asser 1 became bishop of Britain.
Office S944    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of Britain)
Office S940    Æthelred 32 held office of Induperator (induperator of the whole of the island of Britain)
Office S938    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of whole island of Britain)
Office S1218    Æthelred 32 held office of Monarch (king and monarch of all Britain)
Office S1218    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king and monarch of all Britain)
Office S928    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S926    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S923    Æthelred 32 held office of Archon
Office S919    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S907    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S904    Æthelred 32 held office of Coregulus (gubernator of the English people and coregulus of the whole island of Britain and of the surrounding islands)
Office S904    Æthelred 32 held office of Gubernator (gubernator of the English people and coregulus of the whole island of Britain and of the surrounding islands)
Office S896    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S890    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S879    Æthelred 32 held office of Rector (king of the English and gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S879    Æthelred 32 held office of Gubernator (king of the English and gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S877    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S877    Æthelred 32 held office of Gubernator (king of the English and gubernator of all Britain)
Office S874    Æthelred 32 held office of Emperor (emperor of the whole island of Britain)
Office S870    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S866    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S862    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S860    Æthelred 32 held office of King (King of the English ruling over all Britain)
Office S859    Æthelred 32 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Albion)
Office S858    Æthelred 32 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S849    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S840    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S838    Æthelred 32 held office of Basileus (basileus of the English nation and also of all surrounding peoples on the island of Britain)
Office S835    Æthelred 32 held office of Basileus (basileus of all Britain)
Office S994    Harthacnut 1 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S977    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of all Britain)
Office S973    Cnut 3 held office of Gubernator (king of the English and also gubernator and rector of all Britain)
Office S971    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of Britain and all the English)
Office S963    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of all Britain and of the English)
Office S962    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of all Britain and of the English)
Office S955    Cnut 3 held office of Rector (king and rector of all Britain)
Office S955    Cnut 3 held office of King (king and rector of all Britain)
Office S954    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of Britain and of the English)
Office S953    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of all Britain)
Office S951    Cnut 3 held office of Monarch (monarch of all Britain)
Office S1318    Edgar 11 held office of King (king of all Britain)
Office S379    Edward 2 held office of King (king of the English ruling over the whole of Britain)
Office S446    Æthelstan 18
Office S446    Æthelstan 18
PersonInfo Bede.RetractAct  xix.15 Anonymous 151 From Britain
Office S998    Edward 15
Office S1001    Edward 15
Office S1002    Edward 15
Event Anon.LiberEliensis  I.39   In 866 ... when King Æthelred 15 was ruler of the Western Saxons, there arrived in Britain a fleet of pagans from Denmark under King Ivar 1, together with his two brothers, Eowils 2, Halfdan 2, and a man called Ubba 5, his colleague in all trickery and malice and very like him in all respects, having as companions those three kings, Hæsten 1, Bagsecg 1 and Guthrum 1 and their forces, together with a very large contingent of chieftans and nobles ... They were accompanied by an immense multitude of bold warriors and they spent the winter in the kingdom of the East Angles.
Office S1003    Edward 15 held office of Monarchus
Office S1014    Edward 15 held office of Basileus
Office S1031    Edward 15 held office of Gubernator
Office S1042    Edward 15 held office of Monarchus