Raedwald of East Anglia dies; probably buried at Sutton Hoo

Historical Context Note

Albert Fenton (University of Cambridge)
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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 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1921, accessed 12 June 2024.]

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