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date: 16 September 2019

Balthere [St Balthere, Baldred, Balther]locked

(d. 756)
  • D. H. Farmer

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Balthere [St Balthere, Baldred, Balther] (d. 756), hermit, is often confused with an earlier saint of the same name. The later and better-known Balthere was described by his near contemporary Alcuin, in his poem on the bishops, kings, and saints of York. The so-called ...

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