Eilward (also noted as Agilward, Elvart, Eilbart, Erward, Ediward, Eduard, Hildeward or Hildebert; d. 24 November 1023), a member of the Saxon noble house of the Ekkehardiner, was Bishop of Meissen from 1016 to 1023.[1]

Eilward, a younger son of Margrave Ekkehard I of Meissen and his wife Schwanhild, daughter of Hermann Billung, was appointed bishop by Emperor Henry II. During his years in office his brother was Margrave of Meissen as Hermann I.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Eduard Machatschek (ed.): Geschichte der Bischöfe des Hochstiftes Meissen in chronologischer Reihenfolge (pp. 32–38). Dresden 1884
Preceded by Bishop of Meissen
1016–1023
Succeeded by