Beorhtheah

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Beorhtheah
Bishop of Worcester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Worcester
In office 1033–1038
Predecessor Leofsige
Successor Lyfing
Orders
Consecration 1033
Personal details
Died 20 December 1038

Beorhtheah also (Brihtheah) (died 20 December 1038) was a medieval Bishop of Worcester.

Beorhtheah's family was a wealthy family from Worcester.[1] He had previously been Abbot of Pershore,[2] and was consecrated in 1033. He died on 20 December 1038.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fleming Kings & Lords p. 33
  2. ^ Williams, Ann. "Odda". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/20542.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 224

References[edit]

  • Fleming, Robin (2004). Kings & Lords in Conquest England (Reprint ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-52694-9. 
  • 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
Leofsige
Bishop of Worcester
1033–1038
Succeeded by
Lyfing