Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 25 February 2021

Wilfrid [St Wilfrid]locked

(c. 634–709/10)
  • Alan Thacker

Extract

Wilfrid [St Wilfrid] (c. 634–709/10), bishop of Hexham, played a central role in the political and ecclesiastical life of later seventh-century England.

Born the son of a minor Northumbrian nobleman, Wilfrid was sent at the age of fourteen to the court of the Northumbrian king ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

Monument Germaniae Historica, Scriptores Rerum Merovingicarum
Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
English Historical Review