Ceobred

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Ceobred
Bishop of Leicester
Church Christian
Appointed between 839 and 840
Term ended between 869 and 888
Predecessor Ealdred
Successor Harlardus (Bishop of Dorchester)
Orders
Consecration between 839 and 840
Personal details
Died between 869 and 888

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

Ceobred was consecrated between 839 and 840. 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. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 232
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 157

References[edit]

  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24211-8. 
  • 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
Ealdred of Leicester
Bishop of Leicester
c. 839c. 878
Succeeded by
Harlardus
as Bishop of Dorchester