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Wulfhelm (d. 941), archbishop of Canterbury

Henrietta Leyser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 354 words.

Wulfhelm (d. 941), archbishop of Canterbury, succeeded Athelm as bishop of Wells when Athelm was promoted to Canterbury in 923; and on the death of Athelm in 926, he succeeded him in the...

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Eskil, St, archbishop of Lund

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(d. 1181) An admirer of Bernard of Clairvaux, he introduced several monastic orders to Scandinavia, particularly the Cistercians.

Eskil succeeded his uncle as archbishop of Lund in...

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Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York

Marie Lovatt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 4929 words.

Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York, was the illegitimate son of Henry II. He was probably named after his paternal grandfather, Geoffrey of Anjou (d. 1151).

Geoffrey's date...

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Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury

Peter Hinchliff.

January 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 320 pages.

This book is a biography of Frederick Temple, who was an eminent, 19th-century figure and father of William Temple who was Archbishop of Canterbury during the Second ...

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William (d. 1133?), archbishop of Tyre

Bernard Hamilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 673 words.

William (d. 1133?), archbishop of Tyre, was described by his successor, the historian William of Tyre, as 'an Englishman of good character' (Willelmi Tyrensis archiepiscopi chronicon,...

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Wulfred (d. 832), archbishop of Canterbury

N. P. Brooks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2143 words.

Wulfred (d. 832), archbishop of Canterbury, presided over the reforming synod held at Chelsea in 816, led the English episcopate in a prolonged campaign against lay lordship of monasteries,...

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Æthelnoth (d. 1038), archbishop of Canterbury

Emma Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 842 words.

Æthelnoth (d. 1038), archbishop of Canterbury, was a son of Æthelmær, ealdorman of the western shires, and grandson of Ealdorman Æthelweard, the chronicler. A Glastonbury story relates...

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Ælfsige (d. 959), archbishop of Canterbury

Barbara Yorke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 302 words.

Ælfsige (d. 959), archbishop of Canterbury, was appointed bishop of Winchester in 951. From that date he regularly witnessed charters of kings Eadred and Eadwig, his name appearing at the...

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Eadsige (d. 1050), archbishop of Canterbury

William Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 532 words.

Eadsige (d. 1050), archbishop of Canterbury, was one of Cnut's royal priests, who became a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, c.1030. According to a later charter, Cnut granted Folkestone...

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Archbishops of Wales (1920–2015)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. 200 words.

The Church in Wales is an independent province of the Anglican communion with its own archbishop and six dioceses....

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Ælfric (d. 1005), archbishop of Canterbury

Emma Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 716 words.

Ælfric (d. 1005), archbishop of Canterbury, was perhaps a monk of Abingdon in his earlier years. He is recorded in its chronicle as abbot, although the abbatial lists do not leave room for...

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Cuthbert (d. 760), archbishop of Canterbury

Ann Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1448 words.

Cuthbert (d. 760), archbishop of Canterbury, succeeded to the archbishopric in 740. If he was the same Cuthbert who became bishop of the Magonsæte in 736, he was probably (like his...

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Archbishops of Westminster (1850–2015)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 158 words.

The re-establishment of a Roman Catholic hierarchy in England, first mooted in Rome in 1847, was finally enacted ...

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Stigand (d. 1072), archbishop of Canterbury

H. E. J. Cowdrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2763 words.

Stigand (d. 1072), archbishop of Canterbury, appears to have come from a substantial Anglo-Norse family with property in and around Norwich (his name is Norse while that of his brother...

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Ceolnoth (d. 870), archbishop of Canterbury

A. F. Wareham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 599 words.

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...

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Archbishops of Canterbury (597–2015)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 1609 words.

The office of archbishop of Canterbury dates from the arrival in 597 of the first official Christian mission to the Anglo-Saxons, sent from Rome by...

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Thomas (à) Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury

Ursula Nilgen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 755 words.

(b London, 21 Dec ?1120; d Canterbury, Dec 29, 1170; can Feb 1173; fd 29 Dec).

English archbishop, saint and patron. He was born of bourgeois stock and trained at the schools...

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Monti, Cesare, Archbishop of Milan

Marco Carminati.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 568 words.

(b Milan, 1593; d Milan, 1650).

Italian ecclesiastic, patron and collector. He was born into a noble family in Milan in 1593 and from an early age was destined for an...

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St. Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury

Douglas Dales.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 7910 words.

Dunstan (b. c. 909–d. 988) was a person of central importance in the life of church and state in 10th-century England. He grew up near the ancient shrine of Glastonbury in Somerset and may...

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Elfoddw (d. 809), archbishop of Gwynedd

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 940 words.

Elfoddw (d. 809), archbishop of Gwynedd, is known for three things. First, in 768, he is said by the Annales Cambriae to have brought about the adherence of the Britons to the Roman method...

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