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Bishop of Selsey
See Diocese of Selsey
Appointed before 845
Term ended after 863
Predecessor Cynered
Successor Wighelm
Personal details
Died between 860 and 900
Denomination Catholic

Guthheard (or Guðheard) was a medieval Bishop of Selsey.

Guthheard's only certain date is 845, when he witnessed a grant by Werenberht to Werheard.[1]

Guthheard may also have witnessed a charter from 860 that was subsequently altered.[2]

Guthheard died after the time period of 860 to 863, and sometime before 900.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Charters S1194 accessed on 25 August 2007
  2. ^ Charters S327 accessed on 25 August 2007
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221


  • 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. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Barker, E. (1947). "Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters, part 1". Sussex Archaeological Collections 86: 42–101. 
  • Kelly, S. E. (1998). Charters of Selsey. Anglo-Saxon Charters 6. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Selsey
c. 845 - c. 869
Succeeded by