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Sigeric (d. 994), archbishop of Canterbury

Emma Mason

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25536

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Sigeric (d. 994), archbishop of Canterbury, formerly a monk at Glastonbury, was elected abbot of St Augustine's, Canterbury, in 980, and was consecrated by Archbishop Dunstan. He was made bishop of Ramsbury in 985 through the influence of Dunstan, who consecrated him, and perhaps retained his abbacy until he was elected to ...

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