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St Wilfrid

(c. 634—709) bishop of Hexham


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(c.633–709),

Northumbrian-born bishop of York and afterwards of Hexham, who at the Synod of Whitby in 664 was a chief proponent of the case for calculating the date of Easter by the Roman rather than the Celtic method. His feast day is 12 October.

Subjects: Christianity.


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