Ordbriht

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

Ordbriht was a monk at Glastonbury, Winchester, and then Abingdon until 964 when he was appointed Abbot of Chertsey[1] by Saint Aethelwold; he 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]

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Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 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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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Æthelgar
Bishop of Selsey
c. 989–c. 1008
Succeeded by
Ælfmær