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Siward (d. 1048), bishop and coadjutor-archbishop

William Hunt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Siward (d. 1048), bishop and coadjutor-archbishop, was a monk of Glastonbury, and succeeded Æthelwine as abbot of Abingdon, probably in 1030. An extant grant by Cnut may have been solicited by Siward to finance his plan to rebuild St Æthelwold's church at Abingdon...

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