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(d. 990)
  • William Hunt
  • , revised by Mary Frances Smith


Æthelgar (d. 990), archbishop of Canterbury, was a monk of Glastonbury under Dunstan (later archbishop of Canterbury) and of Abingdon under Æthelwold (later bishop of Winchester). In 964 Bishop Æthelwold expelled the secular clergy from New Minster, Winchester, in favour of monks and he appointed ...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
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