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Alfredlocked

(d. 1160)
  • Philippa Hoskin

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Alfred (d. 1160), bishop of Worcester, is of unknown origins. The earliest information describes him as having been a clerk of King Henry at an unknown date. This was probably Henry II, who visited Worcester for, or very soon after, Alfred's enthronement as bishop, suggesting that he may have interested himself personally in the election. ...

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