Tilred of Lindisfarne

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Tilred
Bishop of Lindisfarne
Installed c. 915
Term ended c. 925
Predecessor Cutheard
Successor Wilgred
Personal details
Died c. 925
Denomination Christian

Tilred of Lindisfarne (died c. 925) was Bishop of Lindisfarne between around 915 and until his death around 925.[1]

Prior to moving to Lindisfarne Tilred had been the abbot of Heversham in Cumbria. It has been surmised[2] that Tilred dedicated the monastery at Heversham to St Cuthbert (the patron saint of Lindisfarne) at some point after 901 so that he may later be accepted into the monastery there. If this was the case it obviously appears to have worked.

Tilred probably transferred across to Lindisfarne due to a fear of Scandinavian settlers, who were appearing in the Heversham area at that time.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 214
  2. ^ History of Heversham Church accessed on August 29, 2007

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. 
  • History of Heversham Church accessed on August 29, 2007

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Cutheard
Bishop of Lindisfarne
c. 915–c. 925
Succeeded by
Wilgred