Location: Wimborne Minster / Dorset

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  41   Æthelred 15 was buried at Wimborne.
Event Rudolf.VitLeobae  2   The kings of the English (Anonymi 729) founded two monasteries at Wimbourne, one for men and one for women.
Event Rudolf.VitLeobae  4   Anonymous 284 died and was buried in her stubborn frame of mind.
Event Rudolf.VitLeobae  5   The nun who looked after the chapel (Anonymous 285) lost her keys in the darkness. After searching in vain for them, she went to Tetta 1 who immediately recognized the work of the devil. She called the sisters together and recited the night-time vigils and the morning office in another building. While they were still at prayer, a little dead fox was seen at the door of the chapel holding the keys in his mouth.
Event Rudolf.VitLeobae  8   Leoba 1 had a dream in which she saw a purple thread issuing from her mouth. It seemed to her that when she tried to draw it out there was no end to it. She rolled the thread round and round and made a ball of it. Then, she woke up.
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymous 284 held office of Prioress
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymous 284 held office of Mistress
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  3 Tetta 1 held office of Abbess
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Tetta 1 held office of Abbess
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  5 Tetta 1 held office of Abbess
Office Rudolf.VitLeobae  5 Tetta 1 held office of Abbess
Education Rudolf.VitLeobae  6-7 Leoba 1 Her mother (Æbbe 4) handed her over to Tetta 1 to be taught the sacred sciences
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymi 730 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymi 730 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  5 Anonymi 731 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  5 Anonymi 731 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymous 284 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  4 Anonymous 284 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  5 Anonymous 285 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  8 Anonymous 287 Nun
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  9 Leoba 1 Teacher
Occupation Rudolf.VitLeobae  9 Leoba 1 Nun
Event ASC  871 ADEF(Lat.)G, <872> B, 872 C   His [sc. Æthelred 15's] body lay at Wimborne.
Event ASC  900 A, <901> B, 901 CDG   Æthelwald 35 and his men (Anonymi 1004) closed all the gates against [Edward 2].
Event ASC  900 A, <901> B, 901 CDG   Edward 2 with a fierd (Anonymi 1003) rode and camped at Badbury near Wimborne.
Event ASC  900 A, <901> B, 901 CDG   Æthelwald 35 seized the estate at Wimborne and Twinham without permission.
Office S1251a    Cuthburg 3 held office of Abbess
Event ASC  718 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <718> BC   Cuthburg 3 established that life [F (OE): had that mynster made; F (Lat.): made that monasterium] at Wimborne.
Event ASC  962 AG   His [sc. Sigefrith 11's] body lay at Wimborne.
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iv.2-3 (p. 39)   Æthelred 15 was buried in the monastery called Wimborne.
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.225   Aldhelm 3 grants the monasteries of Malmesbury, Frome, and Bradford the right to free election of their abbots. The grant was confirmed twice, in the nunnery of Wimborne, ruled by Cuthburg 3, and in the holy synod by the river Nadder.
Office WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.225.6 Cuthburg 3 held office of Abbess
Event RestingPlaces  II.45   St Cuthburg 3 and Cwenburg 4 rest in the monastery of Wimborne.
Possession GDB  75v (Dorset 1:21) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.50 hides in Wimborne Minster, Dorset (in 1086)
Possession GDB  75 (Dorset 1:3) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Wimborne Minster, Dorset (in 1086)
Possession GDB  75v (Dorset 1:21) Oda 5 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.50 hides in Wimborne Minster, Dorset (in 1066)
Possession GDB  75 (Dorset 1:3) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Wimborne Minster, Dorset (in 1066)