Ælfweard of London

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Ælfweard
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Appointed 1035
Predecessor Ælfwig
Successor Robert of Jumièges
Orders
Consecration 1035
Personal details
Died 25 or 27 July 1044
Denomination Catholic

Ælfweard (died 1044) was a medieval Bishop of London.

A monk from Ramsey on the Isle of Man who became the Abbot of Evesham in 1014.[1] Ælfweard became Bishop of London but retained Evesham.[2] He was consecrated in 1035, but when he developed leprosy he was expelled from Evesham and he returned to Ramsey.[3] He died on either 25 or 27 July 1044.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wardle, Terry Heroes & Villains of Worcestershire 2010 The History Press p10
  2. ^ Wardle, Terry Heroes & Villains of Worcestershire 2010 The History Press p10
  3. ^ Wardle, Terry Heroes & Villains of Worcestershire 2010 The History Press p10
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 220

References[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Æthelwine
Abbot of Evesham
1014-1044
Succeeded by
Mannig
Preceded by
Ælfwig
Bishop of London
1035–1044
Succeeded by
Robert of Jumièges