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Swithun [St Swithun]locked

(d. 863)
  • Barbara Yorke


Swithun [St Swithun] (d. 863), bishop of Winchester, is better known for his activities as a miracle-working saint than for his tenure of episcopal office. He is said to have been ordained as a priest by his predecessor at Winchester, Helmstan, and follows him as deacon in the witness list of a ...

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