Æthelwulf of Selsey

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Æthelwulf of Selsey
Bishop of Selsey
Appointedbefore 811
Term endedbetween 816 and 824
Personal details
Diedbetween 816 and 824

Æthelwulf [a]was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Selsey.

Æthelwulf was in office in AD811, as he was present at the synod of London in that year.[b] He was still active in 816 when he attended the synod of Chelsea.[2] He attested several Anglo-Saxon Charters:[c]

Æthelwulf died between 816 and 824.[6]


  1. ^ Also Aeðelulf, Aeðeluulf, Aeðelwulf, Atheuulf, Æðelwulf and Æþelwulf
  2. ^ One of the purposes of the Witenagemot at London (AD811) was to sell lands, in Kent, to Archbishop Wulfred (see charter S168).[1]
  3. ^ Anglo-Saxon charters listed by Sawyer number[3]
  4. ^ Most historians believe that charter S201 is spurious.[5]


  1. ^ Haddan and Stubbs. Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents III. pp. 571-572
  2. ^ Kelly. Charters of Selsey. p. xc
  3. ^ AS Charters. Kings College Cambridge
  4. ^ a b c d e Æthelwulf 8 at Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England
  5. ^ S 201. Esawyer. KCL
  6. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221


  • Æthelwulf 8 at Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England
  • "Esawyer". London: King's College London. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  • "Anglo-Saxon Charters". London: King's College London. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  • 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.
  • Haddan, Arthur West; Stubbs, William (1871). Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents Relating to Great Britain and Ireland. Vol. III. London: Macmillan and Son.
  • Kelly, S.E (1998). Anglo-Saxon Charters VI, Charters of Selsey. OUP for the British Academy. ISBN 0-19-726175-2.

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Christian titles
Preceded by Bishop of Selsey
c. 812-c. 820
Succeeded by