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date: 21 October 2019

Ecgwine [St Ecgwine]locked

(d. 717?)
  • Michael Lapidge

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Ecgwine [St Ecgwine] (d. 717?), bishop of Worcester, is a figure of whom almost nothing is known. He is not mentioned by Bede or in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. The early twelfth-century historian John of Worcester recorded that Ecgwine succeeded Oftfor as the third bishop of ...

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John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]
P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)