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(d. 792)
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Jænberht (d. 792), archbishop of Canterbury, was of Kentish origin. He was abbot of St Peter's and St Paul's (later St Augustine's), Canterbury, from 762. Following the death of Archbishop Bregowine in August 764, Jænberht was consecrated archbishop of Canterbury on 2 February 765, at a church council attended by ...

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