Easterwine (or Eosterwini), coadjutor-abbot of Wearmouth, was the nephew of Benedict, the founder of that monastery, and was born in 650. At the age of twenty-four he renounced his secular prospects, was ordained in 679, and devoted himself with singular humility and affection to the duties of his recluse life. He died March 7, 686.

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