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Æthelmaerlocked

(d. after 1070)
  • Henrietta Leyser

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Æthelmaer (d. after 1070), bishop of Elmham, succeeded to that East Anglian see in 1047, the year when its former occupant, his brother Stigand, became archbishop of Canterbury. Such familial promotion, coupled with the fact that Æthelmaer was, or had been, married, makes him an easy target for anyone wanting to suggest that the late Anglo-Saxon church badly needed the kind of reforms implemented by the Normans under ...

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