Sexhelm of Lindisfarne

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Sexhelm
Bishop of Lindisfarne
See Diocese of Lindisfarne
Installed 947
Term ended 947
Predecessor Uchtred
Successor Aldred
Personal details
Died 947
Denomination Catholic

Sexhelm of Lindisfarne (died 947) was Bishop of Lindisfarne for six months in 947.[1]

He was probably the Sexhelm mentioned in Walter Scott's Marmion:

Was by the prelate Sexhelm made
A place of burial for such dead
As, having died in mortal sin,
Might not be laid the church within.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 216

References[edit]

  • 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
Uchtred
Bishop of Lindisfarne
947
Succeeded by
Aldred