Humfrid (bishop)

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Humfrid or Hunfrid[a] (died 28 February 1051) was the archbishop of Magdeburg from 1023 until his death. He was with the court of the Emperor Henry III when, in the summer or 1040 the newly rebuilt church of Hersfeld was reconsecrated.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Modern German: Humfried or Hunfried; modern English: Humphrey
  1. ^ Bernhardt, 256.

Sources[edit]

  • Bernhardt, John W. Itinerant Kingship and Royal Monasteries in Early Medieval Germany, c. 936–1075. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Humfrid
Born: unknown Died: 28 February 1051
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Gero
Archbishop of Magdeburg
1023–1051
Succeeded by
Engelhard