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Bishop of Selsey
Appointed between 988 and 990
Predecessor Æthelgar
Successor Ælfmær
Other posts Abbot of Chertsey
Personal details
Died between 1007 and 1009
Denomination Christian

Ordbriht was a monk at Glastonbury, Winchester, and then Abingdon until 964 when he was appointed Abbot of Chertsey[1] by Æthelwold; Ordbriht attests as Bishop of Selsey from about 989 to 1007 or 1008.[2]

Ordbriht became bishop of Selsey between 988 and 990 and he died between 1007 and 1009.[3]


  1. ^ Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses pp. 38 and 244
  2. ^ Kelly Charters of Selsey p. xcii
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221


  • 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. 
  • Kelly, S. E. (1998). Charters of Selsey. Anglo-Saxon Charters VI. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-726175-2. 
  • 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
Bishop of Selsey
c. 989–c. 1008
Succeeded by