Ceobred

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Ceobred
Bishop of Leicester
Appointedbetween December 840 and 844
Term endedbetween 869 and 888
PredecessorEaldred
SuccessorHarlardus (Bishop of Dorchester)
Orders
Consecrationbetween December 840 and 844
Personal details
Diedbetween 869 and 888
DenominationChristian

Ceobred (or Ceolred) was a medieval Bishop of Leicester.

Ceobred was consecrated between December 840 and 844. He died between 869 and 888.[1] In 844, he gave land at Pangbourne on the Thames River to Berhtwulf, king of Mercia, in return for a grant of liberties for some monasteries.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 218
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 157

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.
  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24211-8.

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Ealdred of Leicester
Bishop of Leicester
c. 842–c. 878
Succeeded by
Harlardus
as Bishop of Dorchester