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date: 14 December 2019


(d. 760)
  • Ann Williams


Cuthbert (d. 760), archbishop of Canterbury, succeeded to the archbishopric in 740. If he was the same Cuthbert who became bishop of the Magonsæte in 736, he was probably (like his predecessors Tatwine and Nothhelm) of Mercian origin. In favour of the identification is the interest shown by both men in Latin verse: two epigrams survive from the pen of ...

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