Wulfgar of Lichfield

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Wulfgar
Bishop of Lichfield
See Diocese of Lichfield
Appointed between 935 and 941
Term ended between 946 and 949
Predecessor Ælfwine
Successor Cynesige
Personal details
Died between 946 and 949
Denomination Catholic

Wulfgar (died circa 947) was a medieval Bishop of Lichfield.

Wulfgar was consecrated between 935 and 941 and died between 946 and 949.[1] He is known to history from William of Malmesbury,[2] a number of royal charters, some land grants made by him and as witness in several assorted contractual documents from the 10th century.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 218
  2. ^ William of Malmesbury. Gesta Pontificum Anglorum; iv.172.2

References[edit]

  • 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. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ælfwine
Bishop of Lichfield
c. 937–c. 947
Succeeded by
Cynesige