Biography of Archbishop Ecgbert of York -766

Paternal Family Tree: Bernicia

Archbishop Ecgbert of York was born to Eata Northumbria.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 734. This year was the moon as if covered with blood; and Archbishop Tatwine (age 64) and Bede (age 61) departed this life; and Egbert was consecrated bishop.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 735. This year Bishop Egbert received the pall at Rome.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 738. This year [his brother] Eadbery, the son of Eata the son of Leodwald, succeeded to the Northumbrian kingdom, and held it one and twenty winters. Archbishop Egbert, the son of Eata, was his brother. They both rest under one porch in the city of York.

On 19 Nov 766 Archbishop Ecgbert of York died.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 768. This year died Archbishop Egbert at York, on the thirteenth day before the calends of December, who was bishop thirty-six winters; and Frithbert at Hexham, who was bishop there thirty-four winters. Ethelbert was consecrated to York, and Elmund to Hexham.

Ancestors of Archbishop Ecgbert of York -766

Great x 4 Grandfather: Occa Northumbria

Great x 3 Grandfather: Ealdhelm Northumbria

Great x 2 Grandfather: Egwald Northumbria

Great x 1 Grandfather: Leodwald Northumbria

GrandFather: Cuthwin Northumbria

Father: Eata Northumbria

Archbishop Ecgbert of York