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(d. 805),

Abp. of Canterbury. He was elected in 791 but not consecrated until 793. The opposition of the Kentish people to a Mercian archbishop broke into open revolt in 796. After a visit to Rome, Ethelbert obtained the abolition of the archiepiscopal status of Lichfield; the supremacy of Canterbury over the Mercian sees was acknowledged at the Council of Clovesho in 803.

Subjects: Christianity.

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