Conan of Cornwall

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Bishop of Cornwall
Church Christian
In office c. 926
Successor Daniel of Cornwall
Consecration before 931
Personal details
Died between 937 and 955

Conan was a medieval Bishop of Cornwall.

Conan was nominated about 926 by King Æthelstan.[1] He was consecrated before 931. He died between 937 and 955.[2]

However, in the view of historian D. P. Kirby, it was almost certainly in 936 not 926 that Æthelstan "established Bishop Conan at St. Germans".[3]


  1. ^ Barlow English Church 100-1066 p. 211
  2. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 218
  3. ^ Kirby, 'Hywel Dda: Anglophil?', p. 4, n. 19


  • 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. 
  • Kirby, D. P. (June 1976). "Hywel Dda: Anglophil?'". Welsh History Review. 8: 1–13. 
  • Powicke, F. Maurice & Fryde, E. B. (1961) Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London: Royal Historical Society

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Cornwall
c. 926–c. 940
Succeeded by
Daniel of Cornwall