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date: 06 March 2021

Plegemund [Plegmund]locked

(d. 914)
  • A. F. Wareham

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Plegemund [Plegmund] (d. 914), archbishop of Canterbury, re-established the authority of the see of Canterbury after the misfortunes of the late ninth century and saw through a programme of reform, whereby each future shire in Wessex had its own see. Plegemund was of Mercian descent, and he may have lived as a hermit on the island of ...

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