(c. 594—664) archbishop of Canterbury

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Archbishop of Canterbury (655–64), was the sixth man to hold that office and the first Englishman to be appointed. He was a West Saxon whose English name seems to have been Frithuwine. He died on 14 July 664 in the great plague.

Subjects: Christianity — British History.

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