Ceobred

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Ceobred
Bishop of Leicester
Church Catholic Church
Diocese Diocese of Leicester
Term ended c. 878 (death)
Predecessor Ealdred
Successor Harlardus (Bishop of Dorchester)
Orders
Consecration betw. 839–840
Personal details
Died betw. 869–888
Nationality Anglo-Saxon
Denomination Roman Catholic

Ceobred (or Ceolred) was a medieval Bishop of Leicester.

He was consecrated between 839 and 840. He died between 869 and 888.[1] In 844, he gave land at Pangbourne on the Thames River to Berhtwulf, king of Mercia, in return for a grant of liberties for some monasteries.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 232
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 157

References[edit]

  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24211-8. 
  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ealdred of Leicester
Bishop of Leicester
c839–c878
Succeeded by
Harlardus
as Bishop of Dorchester