Wigberht

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Wigberht
Bishop of Sherborne
Appointed between 793 and 801
Term ended between 816 and 824
Predecessor Denefrith
Successor Eahlstan
Orders
Consecration between 793 and 801
Personal details
Died between 816 and 825
Denomination Christian

Wigberht (or Wigheorht or Wilbert) was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.

Wigberht was consecrated between 793 and 801. He died between 816 and 825.[1] In 814 he accompanied Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury to Rome.[2]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 152

References[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24211-8. 

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Denefrith
Bishop of Sherborne
c. 797–c. 820
Succeeded by
Eahlstan