Winfrith (bishop)

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Bishop of Lichfield
Appointed 672
Term ended deposed between 672 and 676
Predecessor Chad of Mercia
Successor Seaxwulf
Consecration 672

Winfrith[a] was a medieval Bishop of Lichfield.

Winfrith was consecrated in 672 and deprived of his see between 672 and 676.[1] He was deposed by Archbishop Theodore of Canterbury for disobedience.[2]


  1. ^ Winfred, Winfrede or Wynfrith


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 218
  2. ^ Stenton Anglo-Saxon England p. 137


  • 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. 
  • Stenton, F. M. (1971). Anglo-Saxon England (Third ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-280139-5. 

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Chad of Mercia
Bishop of Lichfield
672–c. 675
Succeeded by