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Ceadda [St Ceadda, Chad]locked

(d. 672?)
  • D. H. Farmer


Ceadda [St Ceadda, Chad] (d. 672?), abbot of Lastingham and bishop of Mercia and Lindsey, generated a cult of which the principal centres were his cathedral at Lichfield and the monastery he founded nearby. This proved lasting in spite of the dearth of historical information about him. The principal source for his life is ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
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