Bertwald of Ramsbury

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Bertwald
Bishop of Ramsbury
Church English Catholic
See Diocese of Ramsbury
In office 995–1045
Predecessor Aelfric
Successor Herman
Personal details
Died 22 April 1045

Bertwald of Ramsbury (otherwise Britwold of Glastonbury and sometimes Beorhtwald) was an 11th-century Bishop of Ramsbury and saint.

Life[edit]

Bertwald became a monk at Glastonbury Abbey and was appointed Bishop of Ramsbury in 1005. He is mostly known from the witness lists of King Canute's charters which show he was in high favour with the Danish monarch. He died on 22 April 1045 and was buried at Glastonbury.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ James P. Carley, David Townsend, Chronicle of Glastonbury Abbey. An Edition, Translation And Study of John of Glastonbury's Cronica Sive Antiquitates (Eastbourne 2009) p.279 n. 45

References[edit]

  • James P. Carley, David Townsend, Chronicle of Glastonbury Abbey. An Edition, Translation And Study of John of Glastonbury's Cronica Sive Antiquitates (Eastbourne 2009).

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Aelfric
Bishop of Ramsbury
995–1045
Succeeded by
Herman