Beornheah

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Beornheah
Bishop of Selsey
Appointed 909
Term ended between 930 and 931
Predecessor Wighelm
Successor Wulfhun
Orders
Consecration c. 909
by Plegmund
Personal details
Died between 930 and 931
Denomination Catholic

Beornheah was a Bishop of Selsey.

Beornheah is said to have been consecrated by Archbishop Plegmund on the same day as six other bishops, about 909.[1] In 930 Beornheah received a grant from King Athelstan.[2]

Beornheah died between 930 and 931.[3]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly Charters of Selsey p. xci
  2. ^ Anglo-Saxons.net Charters S403 accessed on 25 August 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221

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. 
  • Kelly, S. E. (1998). Charters of Selsey. Anglo-Saxon Charters VI. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-726175-2. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Barker, E. (1947). "Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters, part 1". Sussex Archaeological Collections 86: 42–101. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Wighelm
Bishop of Selsey
c. 909 - c. 930
Succeeded by
Wulfhun