in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 255 words.
Berhthun [St Berhthun, Berchthun] (d. 733/740), abbot (probably of Beverley), was originally a deacon under John, bishop of Hexham and of York, now known as St John of Beverley. It was from...