diocese of Dunwich

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Theodore of Tarsus (c. 602—690) archbishop of Canterbury and biblical scholar


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Felix from Burgundy converted the East Angles in the 630s and established his episcopal seat at Dunwich, then a thriving port on the Suffolk coast. In c.673 Theodore divided the see into two, placing Norfolk under the see of Elmham. After the Danish invasions in the 9th cent. Dunwich was not revived.

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