Raedwald of East Anglia dies; probably buried at Sutton Hoo

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  • Albert Fenton (University of Cambridge)

Historical Context Note


The life and career of Rædwald of East Anglia is known principally from Bede's Historia ecclesiastica and the anonymous Whitby Life of Gregory the Great. It has been posited that Rædwald might be the individual interred in mound 1 at Sutton Hoo, an illustrious ship-burial in modern Suffolk.

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Citation:
Fenton, Albert. "Raedwald of East Anglia dies; probably buried at Sutton Hoo". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 April 2016
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