Ecgred of Lindisfarne

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Ecgred of LIndisfarne
Bishop of Lindisfarne
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Lindisfarne
In office 830–845
Predecessor Egfrid
Successor Eanbert
Personal details
Died 845

Ecgred of Lindisfarne (died 845) was Bishop of Lindisfarne from 830 to 845.[1] He was the founder, in 830, of a church on the site of the now ruined Jedburgh Abbey and it is thought he was also the founder of the settlement that later came to be known as Jedburgh. He is also notable as having founded a monastery in Gainford, County Durham, on the site of the current village church.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 238

References[edit]

  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Egfrid
Bishop of Lindisfarne
830–845
Succeeded by
Eanbert