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Ceolnoth (d. 870), archbishop of Canterbury

A. F. Wareham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ceolnoth (d. 870), archbishop of Canterbury, faced two major political problems at the beginning of his pontificate in 833: he had to recognize and react to the new supremacy of the kings of Wessex, who had recently replaced the Mercian kings as the rulers of ...

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