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date: 15 October 2019

Wilfrid [St Wilfrid]locked

(c. 634–709/10)
  • Alan Thacker

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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 ...

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