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Frithestanlocked

(d. 932/3)
  • Barbara Yorke

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Frithestan (d. 932/3), bishop of Winchester, held the see from 909 to 931. Soon after his appointment, the two West Saxon bishoprics were divided into five and Winchester lost control of what is now Wiltshire and Berkshire to the new Ramsbury diocese. Frithestan...

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