While Cuthbert 1 was sitting at dinner, he was suddenly transported away and his shaking hand dropped the knife. When Ælfflæd 2 asked what was happening, he said that one of her monks was being borne to heaven.
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(Abbess of Whitby, d.714) : When she asked for the name of the monk, Cuthbert 1 replied that she would be able to tell him his name on the following day.
(Saint; bishop of Hexham, 684-685, and Lindisfarne, 685-687)