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Ecgberht [Egbert]locked

(d. 766)
  • Henry Mayr-Harting

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Ecgberht [Egbert] (d. 766), archbishop of York, was the first metropolitan at York, receiving the pallium from Pope Gregory III in 735. It has been argued that Bede wrote his Historia ecclesiastica (completed in 731) in part to prepare the ground for a northern metropolitan see to parallel ...

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Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Epistolae Selectae
Oxford Medieval Texts
T. Arnold, ed., , 2 vols., RS, 75 (1882–5); repr. (1965)