Oswulf of Ramsbury

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Oswulf
Bishop of Ramsbury
Appointed between 949 and 951
Term ended 970
Predecessor Ælfric
Successor Ælfstan
Orders
Consecration between 949 and 950
Personal details
Died 970
Denomination Christian

Oswulf was a medieval Bishop of Ramsbury.

Oswulf was consecrated between 949 and 951. He died in 970.[1] In the 940s Ealdorman Ealhhelm was given the lands of the then defunct Evesham Abbey, and on his death they were appropriated by thegn Wulfric and Bishop Oswulf.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 220
  2. ^ Williams "Princeps Merciorum gentis" Anglo-Saxon England pp. 145–146

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. 
  • Williams, Ann (1982). "Princeps Merciorum gentis: the family, career and connections of Ælfhere, Ealdorman of Mercia, 956-83". Anglo-Saxon England. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press: 143–172. ISBN 0 521 24177 4. 

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Ælfric
Bishop of Ramsbury
c. 949–970
Succeeded by
Ælfstan