Merewith

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Merewith
Bishop of Wells
Elected c. 1024
Term ended April 1033
Predecessor Brihtwine
Successor Duduc
Other posts Abbot of Glastonbury
Personal details
Died April 1033

Merewith (Brihtwig or Merehwit or Beorhtwig or Brihtwig Merewit[1]) 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]

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