Merewith

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Merewith
Bishop of Wells
Electedc. 1024
Term endedApril 1033
PredecessorBrihtwine
SuccessorDuduc
Other postsAbbot of Glastonbury
Orders
Consecrationc. 1024
Personal details
DiedApril 1033

Merewith[a] was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was abbot of Glastonbury Abbey[2] prior to being consecrated bishop about 1024. He died on either 11 April or 12 April 1033.[3]

Notelist[edit]

  1. ^ Brihtwig or Merehwit or Beorhtwig or Brihtwig Merewit[1]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Barlow English Church p. 72
  2. ^ Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses p. 51
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222

References[edit]

  • Barlow, Frank (1979). The English Church 1000–1066: A History of the Later Anglo-Saxon Church (Second ed.). New York: Longman. ISBN 0-582-49049-9.
  • 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.
  • Knowles, David; London, Vera C. M.; Brooke, Christopher (2001). The Heads of Religious Houses, England and Wales, 940–1216 (Second ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80452-3.

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Brihtwine
Bishop of Wells
c. 1024–1033
Succeeded by
Duduc