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Oscytel [Oskytel]locked

(d. 971)
  • Julia Barrow

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Oscytel [Oskytel] (d. 971), archbishop of York, was at least partly Danish by origin, and belonged to a powerful Anglo-Danish landowning family in the east midlands. His name is Anglo-Scandinavian; one of his two identifiable kinsmen, Abbot Thurcytel of Bedford, had a Danish name, while the other, ...

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