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date: 17 February 2020

Æthelheard [Ethelhard]locked

(d. 805)
  • Ann Williams

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Æthelheard [Ethelhard] (d. 805), archbishop of Canterbury, was abbot of Louth in Lindsey before his elevation to the archbishopric of Canterbury on the death of Jænberht on 12 August 792. Nothing is known of his antecedents, but he can be assumed to be of Mercian extraction. He certainly owed his appointment to ...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)