Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Ethelbert, King & Confessor

St. Ethelbert, Confessor, First Christian King among the English & Confessor: Missa “Os justi“ HE was king of Kent, the fifth descendant from Hengist, who first settled the English Saxons in Britain, in 448, and the foundation of whose kingdom is dated in 455. Ethelbert married, in his father’s life-time, Bertha, the only daughter of Charibert,…