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Bishop of Dunwich
Seal in the British Museum, referring to a Bishop Ethilwald, which probably belonged to Æthelweald
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Dunwich
In office between 845 and 870 – unknown
Predecessor Wilred
Successor See united with Elmham
Personal details
Died unknown

Æthelweald (or Æthelwald) was a medieval Bishop of Dunwich.

He was consecrated between 845 and 870, but his death date is unknown.[1] After Æthelweald, there was an interruption with the episcopal succession through Danish Viking invasions in the late 9th and early 10th centuries. By the mid-10th century, Dunwich had been united to the see of Elmham.


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 216. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 

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