King Edwin’s Sister’s Son

Thinking more about Willibrord's devotion to St. Oswald and Oswald's placement on Willibrord's calendar with its Deira-centric focus, recalls the stress Bede places on Oswald's kinship with King Edwin of Deira. "By the efforts of this king the kingdoms of Deira and Bernicia, which had up to this time had been at strife with one... Continue Reading →

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