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Birinus [St Birinus]locked

(d. c. 650)
  • Barbara Yorke


Birinus [St Birinus] (d.c. 650), bishop of Dorchester, was the first bishop of the see of the Gewisse, whose rulers subsequently became kings of the West Saxons. He was consecrated bishop in 634 by Bishop Asterius of Milan in Genoa on the orders of ...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)
Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)