Oswulf of Ramsbury

Oswulf was a medieval Bishop of Ramsbury.

Oswulf
Bishop of Ramsbury
Appointedbetween 949 and 951
Term ended970
PredecessorÆlfric
SuccessorÆlfstan
Orders
Consecrationbetween 949 and 950
Personal details
Died970
DenominationChristian

Oswulf was consecrated between 949 and 951. He died in 970.[1] In the 940s Ealdorman Ealhhelm was given the lands of the then defunct Evesham Abbey, and on his death they were appropriated by thegn Wulfric and Bishop Oswulf.[2]

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 220
  2. ^ Williams "Princeps Merciorum gentis" Anglo-Saxon England pp. 145–146

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.
  • Williams, Ann (1982). "Princeps Merciorum gentis: the family, career and connections of Ælfhere, Ealdorman of Mercia, 956-83". Anglo-Saxon England. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press: 143–172. ISBN 0-521-24177-4.

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Christian titles
Preceded by Bishop of Ramsbury
c. 949–970
Succeeded by