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Æthelgar (d. 990), archbishop of Canterbury

William Hunt

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/8909

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Æthelgar (d. 990), archbishop of Canterbury, was a monk of Glastonbury under Dunstan (later archbishop of Canterbury) and of Abingdon under Æthelwold (later bishop of Winchester). In 964 Bishop Æthelwold expelled the secular clergy from New Minster, Winchester, in favour of monks and he appointed ...

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