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Bishop of Selsey
See Diocese of Selsey
Appointed before 821
Term ended between 839 and 845
Predecessor Æthelwulf
Successor Guthheard
Personal details
Died between 839 and 845
Denomination Catholic

Cynered, (or Coenred) was a Bishop of Selsey.

Cynered received a confirmation from Coelwulf, King of Mercia, between 821 and 823 of the land originally granted by Noðhelm to his sister Noðgyð.[1]

Cynered was present at a synod æt Astran in 839.[2]

So, Cynered's bishopric can be dated approximately to (in or before 821-823) to (in or after 839), and that is much as the historical evidence permits.

Cynered died some time between 839 and 845.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Charters S45 accessed on 25 August 2007
  2. ^ Charters S1438 accessed on 25 August 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221


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

Further reading[edit]

  • Barker, E. (1947). "Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters, part 1". Sussex Archaeological Collections 86: 42–101. 
  • Kelly, S. E. (1998). Charters of Selsey. Anglo-Saxon Charters 6. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Selsey
c. 821- c. 842
Succeeded by