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(d. 624)
  • N. P. Brooks


Mellitus (d. 624), archbishop of Canterbury, was the leader of the group of missionaries sent by Pope Gregory I in 601 to reinforce Augustine at Canterbury and he subsequently became the first known bishop of London (604–616/618) and later the third archbishop of ...

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