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The Council of Winchester was an ecumenical council held in April 1072 at Winchester. It attempted to settle the question of the primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the English Church. Its decision was Accepted by the Catholic Church but not by the Archbishop of York. It resulted in the Accord of Winchester when the question was further heard at Windsor.

Council of Winchester
DateApril, 1072 (April, 1072)
Accepted byCatholic Church
Not accepted by
Archbishop of York
Previous council
Synod of Whitby, 664
Convoked byHubert
PresidentLanfranc
AttendanceUnknown
TopicsThe primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the English Church
Documents and statements
The Accord of Winchester
Chronological list of ecumenical councils