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Dunstan [St Dunstan]locked

(d. 988)
  • Michael Lapidge

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Dunstan [St Dunstan] (d. 988), archbishop of Canterbury, was one of the principal ecclesiastical figures in the tenth-century English church: a scholar of very considerable learning, a vigorous proponent of Benedictine monasticism, a stately and revered churchman, he presided over the Anglo-Saxon church at a crucial period of intellectual and disciplinary renewal....

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