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Frithebert

(734—766)


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Acca (c. 670—740) bishop of Hexham

 

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Bishop of Hexham 734–66.

The successor of Acca, he is also mentioned as the administrator of Lindisfarne while its bishop, Cynewulf, was in prison. No other details are known of his life. His bones were discovered at Hexham in 1154. Feast: 23 December.

J. Raine, Memorials of Hexham Abbey, i (S.S., 1864), pp. 199–200; D.C.B., ii. 566.

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