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Botwulf [St Botwulf, Botolph]locked

(fl. 654–c. 670)
  • John Blair


Botwulf [St Botwulf, Botolph] (fl. 654–c. 670), abbot of Iken, began to build his minster of ‘Icanho’ (now conclusively identified as Iken, Suffolk) in 654 according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Ceolfrith, the future abbot of Monkwearmouth and Jarrow, is said by his anonymous biographer to have visited ...

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P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)