Forthhere

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Forthhere
Bishop of Sherborne
Appointed 709
Term ended c. 737
Predecessor Aldhelm
Successor Herewald
Orders
Consecration 709
Personal details
Died c. 737
Denomination Christian

Forthhere (or Fordhere) was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.

Forthhere was consecrated in 709. He died about 737, possibly resigning before he died.[1]

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for the year 737 reports that he undertook a pilgrimage to Rome along with Queen Frithugyth.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222

References[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Aldhelm
Bishop of Sherborne
709–c. 737
Succeeded by
Herewald