Heahmund

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Heahmund
Bishop of Sherborne
Appointed between 867 and 868
Term ended 871
Predecessor Eahlstan
Successor Æthelheah
Orders
Consecration between 867 and 868
Personal details
Died March 871
Battle of Marton
Denomination Christian

Heahmund (Latin: Heamundus[1][page needed]) was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.

Heahmund was consecrated between 867 and 868.[2] He died in March 871 at the Battle of Marton.[3] He is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Scriptores rerum danicarum medii aevi Volume 9
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222
  3. ^ Keynes, et al. Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources p. 243

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Eahlstan
Bishop of Sherborne
c. 868–871
Succeeded by
Æthelheah