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Bishop of Cornwall
Church Christian
In office between 1002 and 1018
Predecessor Æthelred of Cornwall
Successor Lyfing of Winchester
Consecration between 1002 and 1018
Personal details
Died after 1019

Burhweald (also Brihtwold[1]) was a medieval Bishop of Cornwall.

Burhweald was consecrated between 1002 and 1018. He died after 1019 and was succeeded by his nephew Lyfing by 1027.[2]


  1. ^ Barlow English Church 100-1066 p. 73
  2. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 218


  • Barlow, Frank (1979). The English Church 1000-1066: A History of the Later Anglo-Saxon Church (Second ed.). New York: Longman. ISBN 0-582-49049-9. 
  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Æthelred of Cornwall
Bishop of Cornwall
1002X1018–after 1019
Succeeded by
Lyfing of Winchester