Event: Assembly, Decision-making, PromiseEdwin 2.meeting of his council
||When asked by Paulinus 1 to keep his promise, Edwin 2 decided to discuss with his counsellors (Anonymi 622) whether he should accept the Christian faith.
*See Edwin 2.vision during exile
Persons associated with this Event:
(King of the Northumbrians, 616-633) : After his counsellors had had their say, he declared publicly that he accepted the Gospel preached by Paulinus 1.
(Pagan priest at the court of Edwin 2 of Northumbria) : He advised Edwin 2 that he should accpet the new doctrine, which was better and more effectual than their old one. He also expressed the wish to hear what Paulinus 1 had to say. After having heard him, he advised the king to destroy their pagan temples and altars.
(One of Edwin 2's optimates who advised the king to accept the Christian faith) : He agreed with Coifi 1's advice.
(Edwin 2's counsellors who took part to the council he held to decide whether they should accept the Christian faith) : Edwin 2's elders and counsellors advised him to accept the Christian faith.
(Bishop of York, 625-633; bishop of Rochester, 633-644) : He explained the Christian doctrine at the council.