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date: 30 November 2020

Bregowine [Bregwin]locked

(d. 764)
  • Ann Williams

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Bregowine [Bregwin] (d. 764), archbishop of Canterbury, succeeded Archbishop Cuthbert in 761. Two post-conquest lives of Bregowine were written at Christ Church, Canterbury, but contain little reliable information. Osbern of Canterbury claimed that he was a continental Saxon of noble parentage, brought up (somewhat improbably) as a Christian, drawn to ...

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