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Martyr of Northumbria, was the son of King Alchred (765–74). He was killed c.800 and King Eardwulf (796–c.805) was held responsible. Miracles were reported at Alcmund's tomb at Lilleshall; his body was later translated to Derby. Several churches were dedicated to him in Derbyshire and Shropshire. Feast: 19 March.

P. Grosjean, ‘Codicis Gothani Appendix’ (Vita S. Aelkmundi regis), Anal. Boll., lviii (1940), 178–83.

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