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date: 22 November 2019

Hild [St Hild, Hilda]locked

(614–680)
  • Alan Thacker

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Hild [St Hild, Hilda] (614–680), abbess of Strensall–Whitby, was the daughter of Hereric, a Deiran prince, and his wife, Breguswith. Hereric was a nephew of Eadwine of Northumbria and the family fortunes seem to have been determined by that relationship. Hereric's exile and murder were probably a consequence of the fall of ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
Henry Bradshaw Society
Oxford Medieval Texts