Heahmund

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Heahmund
Bishop of Sherborne
Appointedbetween 867 and 868
Term ended871
PredecessorEahlstan
SuccessorÆthelheah
Orders
Consecrationbetween 867 and 868
Personal details
DiedMarch 871
Battle of Marton
DenominationChristian

Heahmund[a] was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.

Heahmund was consecrated in 867 or 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.[4]

In fiction[edit]

Bishop Heahmund, a character played by Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the History channel's Vikings television series, is inspired by the historical Bishop Heahmund.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Latin: Heamundus[1][page needed]

Citations[edit]

  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
  4. ^ В, Левицький В. В. , Соловйова О. Антологія англійської мови: тексти з коментарями, вправи та етимологічний словник [англ.]: Навчальний посібник. Нова Книга. ISBN 9789663823676.
  5. ^ "'Vikings' Creator Talks Jonathan Rhys Meyers' New Character". 26 January 2017.

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