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date: 07 March 2021

Hygeberht [Higbert]locked

(d. in or after 803)
  • Ann Williams

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Hygeberht [Higbert] (d. in or after 803), archbishop of Lichfield, received his see in 779 (AS chart., S 114). His origins are unknown, though he was presumably a Mercian. Lichfield was the chief see of Mercia, close to the royal residence at ...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)