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Lyfing [Living, Ælfstan, Æthelstan]locked

(d. 1020)
  • Emma Mason

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Lyfing [Living, Ælfstan, Æthelstan] (d. 1020), archbishop of Canterbury, was abbot of Chertsey from about 989 until either 998 or 999 and then bishop of Wells until 1013. He was also known as Ælfstan or Æthelstan. In 1013 he succeeded the murdered ...

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