Æscwig of Dorchester

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Church Catholic
See Bishop of Dorchester
In office ca. 977–1002
Predecessor Alnothus
Successor Alfhelmus
Personal details
Died 1002

Æscwig (or Œswy) was a medieval Bishop of Dorchester, when the town was seat of the united dioceses of Lindsey and Dorchester.

He was consecrated between 975 and 979 and died in 1002.[1]


  1. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 219


  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde, Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. (London: Royal Historical Society, 1961)

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Preceded by
Bishop of Dorchester
ca. 977–1002
Succeeded by