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date: 02 March 2021

Earconwald [St Earconwald, Erkenwald]locked

(d. 693)
  • Patrick Wormald


Earconwald [St Earconwald, Erkenwald] (d. 693), abbot of Chertsey and bishop of the East Saxons, was the brother of Æthelburh of Barking. Nothing is reliably known of Earconwald (the preferred seventh/eighth-century spelling), beyond what Bede records, passing references by the biographer of Wilfrid...

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Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Epistolae Selectae
British Library, London
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)
Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)