Humfrid (bishop)

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Humfrid (or Hunfrid or Hunfried) (died 1051) was the Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1023 until his death.

He was with the court of the Emperor Henry III when, in the summer or 1040 the newly rebuilt church of Hersfeld was reconsecrated.[1]

Sources[edit]

  • Bernhardt, John W. Itinerant Kingship and Royal Monasteries in Early Medieval Germany, c. 936–1075. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bernhardt, 256.
Humfrid (corresponding to Engl. Humphrey; also Hunfried, Manfried, Memfried)
Born: unknown Died: 28 February 1051 in Badderode (lost village near Walbeck)
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Gero
Archbishop of Magdeburg
1023–1051
Succeeded by
Engelhard