Cyneweard of Glastonbury
|Bishop of Wells|
|Installed||c. 973 or 974|
|Died||28 June 975|
|Previous post||Abbot of Milton|
Cyneweard (died 975) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was a monk of Glastonbury Abbey before becoming abbot of Milton Abbey in 964. He was consecrated bishop of the Diocese of Wells in about 973 or 974, and died in office on 28 June 975. His death is mentioned in the short Old English poem "The Death of King Edgar", which occurs in the entry for 975 of two of the manuscripts of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
- Knowles Monastic Order in England p. 65 note 3
- Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses p. 56
- Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222
- Bragg Lyric Speakers p. 70
- Bragg, Lois (1991). The Lyric Speakers of Old English Poetry. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. ISBN 978-0-8386-3403-5.
- 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.
- Knowles, David (1976). The Monastic Order in England: A History of its Development from the Times of St. Dunstan to the Fourth Lateran Council, 940–1216 (Second reprint ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-05479-6.
- Knowles, David; London, Vera C. M.; Brooke, Christopher (2001). The Heads of Religious Houses, England and Wales, 940–1216 (Second ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80452-3.
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