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Wulfredlocked

(d. 832)
  • N. P. Brooks

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Wulfred (d. 832), archbishop of Canterbury, presided over the reforming synod held at Chelsea in 816, led the English episcopate in a prolonged campaign against lay lordship of monasteries, and also reformed his own cathedral community and enlarged its endowment.

Wulfred's pontificate is surprisingly well documented, thanks to a substantial series of authentic ...

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