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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
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A.D. 738. DEATH OF NOTHELSI. 3 of the sun took place on the nineteenth day before the calends of September, about the third hour of the day, insomuch that the face of the sun seemed to be almost entirely covered with a very black and horrible shield. In the year 734, on the second day before the calends of February, the moon was covered with a redness like blood for nearly a whole hour, at about the time of cock-crow ; a darkness then coming on, she returned to her usual brightness. In the same year, Tatwin, the new archbishop of Canterbury, died. The first bishop of this city was Augustine, that famous instructor of the whole kingdom, and excellent founder of the Christian faith and religion, to whom, in their order, succeeded Lauren-tius, Mellitus, Justus, Honorius, Deusdedit, the most learned Theodore, and Bretwald, whom Tatwin followed, as I have already mentioned. In the same year, Fridebert was ordained bishop of Hagustald.6 In the year 735, Nothelrn was ordained archbishop of Can · terbury, and Egbert, bishop of York, was ordained to the archbishopric of the Northumbrians, being the first who, since Paulinus, had received the pall7 from the Apostolic See. In this year the learned Bede departed this life at Jarrow.3 In the year from the incarnation of our Lord 736, Nothelm, having received the pall from the pope of Borne, ordained three bishops, namely, Cuthbert, Eordwald, and Ethelfrid. In the year 737, bishop Aid win, who was also called "Wor, departed this life, and in his room Witta9 and Tota were consecrated bishops of the Mercians10 and the Mid-Angles." In the same year, in place of Ceolwulph,12 Eadbert, his uncle's son, received the kingdom of Northumbria. In the year 738, Swetbrit,13 king of the East Saxons, died. In the following year, Ethelherd, king of the West Saxons, departed this life, on which his brother Cuthred was appointed king in his room. In the same year, archbishop Nothelm died, four years after having received the archbishopric, and Adulph, bishop of Rochester, departed this life. 6 Hexham, in Northumberland. 7 Without it he was not entitled to the title of archbishop. 8 In Durham. 9 Or Winta. 10 Witta was consecrated bishop of Lichfield. 11 Tota was the first bishop of Leicester. 11 He resigned his crown, and embraced the monastic life. 13 Called Selred by Roger of Wendover, and others. Β 2

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