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Billfrith [St Billfrith]locked

(d. 750x800?)
  • David Rollason

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Billfrith [St Billfrith] (d. 750x800?), anchorite, is mentioned in the Old English colophon which the scribe Aldred added to the Lindisfarne gospels (BL, Cotton MS Nero D.iv) at some time between 950 and about 970, when they were at Chester-le-Street. After naming ...

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T. Arnold, ed., , 2 vols., RS, 75 (1882–5); repr. (1965)