Forthhere

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Forthhere
Bishop of Sherborne
See Diocese of Sherborne
Appointed 709
Term ended circa (c.) 737
Predecessor Aldhelm
Successor Herewald
Orders
Consecration 709
Personal details
Died c. 737
Denomination Catholic

Forthhere (or Fordhere) was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.

Forthhere was consecrated in 709. He died about 737, possibly resigning before he died.[1]

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for the year 737 reports that he undertook a pilgrimage to Rome along with Queen Frithugyth.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222

References[edit]

  • 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
Aldhelm
Bishop of Sherborne
709–c. 737
Succeeded by
Herewald