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(c. 1070–1140)
  • Janet Burton


Thurstan (c. 1070–1140), archbishop of York, was the son of a married priest from the Bessin named Anskar (Anger), and his wife, Popelina, and was born in the Bessin area of Normandy.

Thurstan may have received his education at Caen, or in the ...

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