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Bersted, Stephenlocked

(b. before 1220, d. 1287)
  • Clive H. Knowles


Bersted, Stephen (b. before 1220, d. 1287), bishop of Chichester, derived his family name from Bersted, Sussex, part of the archbishop of Canterbury's estate at Pagham, 5 miles south-east of Chichester; nothing is known of his parentage. He studied at Oxford, where he was regent in theology in 1254, and he was a canon and prebendary of ...

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