Beorhtwig 2 (Male) Bishop of Wells, 1027x1033; abbot of Glastonbury
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Notes: A.k.a. Factoid List

Recorded Name (4)
Byrhtwig (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 17r.13.vi
Merehuuit (1)
 ASC (C-F)  1033 F(Lat.)
Merehwit (1)
 ASC (C-F)  1033 EF(OE)
Þrihwig (1)
 S955   
Office (22)
Abbot (10)
 S951   
 S953   
 S954   
 S955   
 S956   
 S958   
 S959   
 S960   
 S977   
 S984   
Bishop (12)
 ASC (C-F)  1033 EF(OE) (Bishop among the people of Somerset)
 ASC (C-F)  1033 F(Lat.) (Bishop of Wells)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 17r.13.vi (Bishop of the Church of Wells)
 S961   
 S962   
 S963   
 S964   
 S969   
 S970   
 S979    (bishop of the church of Wells)
 S1221    (bishop of Wells)
 WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.90.1
Event (20)
Book circulating/making/reading/translating/writing (1)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
Burial (1)
 Beorhtwig 2.burial: [Beorhtwig 2] was buried [F(OE) substitutes: lay] at Glastonbury.: ASC (C-F)  1033 EF(OE and Lat.) (1033)
Burning (1)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
Charter confirmation (1)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
Charter-witnessing (18)
 S1221 - Healthegen 1 granting land to Canterbury, Christ Church: Healthegen 1 (? Haldane) Scearpa to Canterbury, Christ Church; grant of land at Saltwood, Kent: S1221    (1026)
 S951 - Cnut 3 confirming land to Buruhwald 1: King Cnut 3 to Buruhwald 1, bishop; confirmation of a grant made by Edmund 24 of 4 hides (cassatae) at Landrake and at Tinnell in Landulph, Cornwall, in exchange for land at Throwleigh, Devon. The land at Landrake to revert on the bishop's death to St German's.: S951    (1018)
 S953 - Cnut 3 granting privileges to St German's: King Cnut 3 to St German's minster, Cornwall; grant of privileges: S953    (1018)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
 S955 - Cnut 3 granting land to Agemund 1: King Cnut 3 to Agemund 1 (Agmundr), his minister; grant of 16 hides (cassati) at Cheselbourne, Dorset: S955    (1019)
 S956 - Cnut 3 restoring land to Winchester, New Minster: King Cnut 3 to Winchester, New Minster; restoration of 5 hides (cassati) at Drayton, Hants. The estate had been granted to a young man of Winchester [Anonymous 1010] who had wrongly informed Cnut 3 that it was royal property.: S956    (1019)
 S958 - Cnut 3 exchanging with to Leofric 40 and Ely 1: King Cnut 3 to Abbot Leofric 40 and Ely 1 Abbey; grant of land at Wood Ditton, Cambs., in exchange for land at Cheveley, Cambs.: S958    (1022)
 S959 - Cnut 3 granting land to Canterbury, Christ Church: King Cnut 3 to Canterbury, Christ Church; grant of the port of Sandwich: S959    (1023)
 S960 - Cnut 3 granting land to Leofwine Bondansunu: King Cnut 3 to Leofwine Bondansunu, minister; confirmation of 7 hides (cassati) at Hannington, Hants., obtained from King Æthelred 32 in return for a weight of gold equivalent to one pound of silver: S960    (1023)
 S961 - Cnut 3 granting land to Orc 1: King Cnut 3 to Orc 1, his minister; grant of 7 hides (mansae) at Portesham (alias Portisham), Dorset: S961    (1024)
 S962 - Cnut 3 granting land to Lyfing 15: King Cnut 3 to Lyfing 15, bishop (of Crediton); grant of 5 hides (cassatae) at Abbots Worthy, Hants.: S962    (1026)
 S963 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æthelric 52: King Cnut 3 to Æthelric 52, minister; grant of a half hide (mansa) at Meavy, Devon: S963    (1031)
 S964 - Cnut 3 granting land to Abingdon 1: King Cnut 3 to Abingdon 1 Abbey; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Lyford, Berks., and of St Martin's monasteriolum with adjacent prediolum in Oxford: S964    (1032)
 S969 - Cnut 3 granting land Bovi 1: King Cnut 3 to Bovi 1, his faithful minister; grant of 7 hides (mansae) at Horton, Dorset: S969    (1033)
 S970 - Cnut 3 granting land to Godwine 51: King Cnut 3 to Godwine 51, dux; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Poolhampton in Overton, Hants.: S970    (1033)
 S977 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æfic 4: King Cnut 3 to Æfic 4, monk; grant of 5 hides (cassaturae) at Newnham, Northants.: S977    (1021 x 1023)
 S979 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æthelwine 31 and Athelney: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwine 31, abbot, and the brethren of Athelney 1; grant of 2 hides (mansae) less 1 pertica at Seavington, Somerset: S979    (1023 x 1032)
 S984 - Cnut 3 granting land to St Benet of Holme: King Cnut 3 to the Abbey of St Benet of Holme; grant of Horning with Ludham and Neatishead, Norfolk: S984    (1020 x 1022)
Church/monastery destruction (1)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
Confirmation of land/privileges (3)
 S951 - Cnut 3 confirming land to Buruhwald 1: King Cnut 3 to Buruhwald 1, bishop; confirmation of a grant made by Edmund 24 of 4 hides (cassatae) at Landrake and at Tinnell in Landulph, Cornwall, in exchange for land at Throwleigh, Devon. The land at Landrake to revert on the bishop's death to St German's.: S951    (1018)
 S954 - Cnut 3 confirming privileges of Exeter: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.: S954    (1019)
 S960 - Cnut 3 granting land to Leofwine Bondansunu: King Cnut 3 to Leofwine Bondansunu, minister; confirmation of 7 hides (cassati) at Hannington, Hants., obtained from King Æthelred 32 in return for a weight of gold equivalent to one pound of silver: S960    (1023)
Death/dying (1)
 Beorhtwig 2.death: Here [E adds: in this year] Beorhtwig 2 passed away.: ASC (C-F)  1033 EF(OE and Lat.) (1033)
Grant and Gift (15)
 S1221 - Healthegen 1 granting land to Canterbury, Christ Church: Healthegen 1 (? Haldane) Scearpa to Canterbury, Christ Church; grant of land at Saltwood, Kent: S1221    (1026)
 S953 - Cnut 3 granting privileges to St German's: King Cnut 3 to St German's minster, Cornwall; grant of privileges: S953    (1018)
 S955 - Cnut 3 granting land to Agemund 1: King Cnut 3 to Agemund 1 (Agmundr), his minister; grant of 16 hides (cassati) at Cheselbourne, Dorset: S955    (1019)
 S956 - Cnut 3 restoring land to Winchester, New Minster: King Cnut 3 to Winchester, New Minster; restoration of 5 hides (cassati) at Drayton, Hants. The estate had been granted to a young man of Winchester [Anonymous 1010] who had wrongly informed Cnut 3 that it was royal property.: S956    (1019)
 S958 - Cnut 3 exchanging with to Leofric 40 and Ely 1: King Cnut 3 to Abbot Leofric 40 and Ely 1 Abbey; grant of land at Wood Ditton, Cambs., in exchange for land at Cheveley, Cambs.: S958    (1022)
 S959 - Cnut 3 granting land to Canterbury, Christ Church: King Cnut 3 to Canterbury, Christ Church; grant of the port of Sandwich: S959    (1023)
 S961 - Cnut 3 granting land to Orc 1: King Cnut 3 to Orc 1, his minister; grant of 7 hides (mansae) at Portesham (alias Portisham), Dorset: S961    (1024)
 S962 - Cnut 3 granting land to Lyfing 15: King Cnut 3 to Lyfing 15, bishop (of Crediton); grant of 5 hides (cassatae) at Abbots Worthy, Hants.: S962    (1026)
 S963 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æthelric 52: King Cnut 3 to Æthelric 52, minister; grant of a half hide (mansa) at Meavy, Devon: S963    (1031)
 S964 - Cnut 3 granting land to Abingdon 1: King Cnut 3 to Abingdon 1 Abbey; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Lyford, Berks., and of St Martin's monasteriolum with adjacent prediolum in Oxford: S964    (1032)
 S969 - Cnut 3 granting land Bovi 1: King Cnut 3 to Bovi 1, his faithful minister; grant of 7 hides (mansae) at Horton, Dorset: S969    (1033)
 S970 - Cnut 3 granting land to Godwine 51: King Cnut 3 to Godwine 51, dux; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Poolhampton in Overton, Hants.: S970    (1033)
 S977 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æfic 4: King Cnut 3 to Æfic 4, monk; grant of 5 hides (cassaturae) at Newnham, Northants.: S977    (1021 x 1023)
 S979 - Cnut 3 granting land to Æthelwine 31 and Athelney: King Cnut 3 to Æthelwine 31, abbot, and the brethren of Athelney 1; grant of 2 hides (mansae) less 1 pertica at Seavington, Somerset: S979    (1023 x 1032)
 S984 - Cnut 3 granting land to St Benet of Holme: King Cnut 3 to the Abbey of St Benet of Holme; grant of Horning with Ludham and Neatishead, Norfolk: S984    (1020 x 1022)
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 S960 - Cnut 3 granting land to Leofwine Bondansunu: King Cnut 3 to Leofwine Bondansunu, minister; confirmation of 7 hides (cassati) at Hannington, Hants., obtained from King Æthelred 32 in return for a weight of gold equivalent to one pound of silver: S960    (1023)
Property-exchanging (2)
 S951 - Cnut 3 confirming land to Buruhwald 1: King Cnut 3 to Buruhwald 1, bishop; confirmation of a grant made by Edmund 24 of 4 hides (cassatae) at Landrake and at Tinnell in Landulph, Cornwall, in exchange for land at Throwleigh, Devon. The land at Landrake to revert on the bishop's death to St German's.: S951    (1018)
 S958 - Cnut 3 exchanging with to Leofric 40 and Ely 1: King Cnut 3 to Abbot Leofric 40 and Ely 1 Abbey; grant of land at Wood Ditton, Cambs., in exchange for land at Cheveley, Cambs.: S958    (1022)
Reporting (1)
 S956 - Cnut 3 restoring land to Winchester, New Minster: King Cnut 3 to Winchester, New Minster; restoration of 5 hides (cassati) at Drayton, Hants. The estate had been granted to a young man of Winchester [Anonymous 1010] who had wrongly informed Cnut 3 that it was royal property.: S956    (1019)
Restoration of land/property (1)
 S956 - Cnut 3 restoring land to Winchester, New Minster: King Cnut 3 to Winchester, New Minster; restoration of 5 hides (cassati) at Drayton, Hants. The estate had been granted to a young man of Winchester [Anonymous 1010] who had wrongly informed Cnut 3 that it was royal property.: S956    (1019)