Ealdred of Abingdon

Ealdred of Abingdon

Ealdred, Abbot of Abingdon.

Ealdred, also called Brihtwine, was a monk and provost at Abingdon before becoming abbot in 1066; he was later implicated in the conspiracy of Bishop Æthelwine of Durham, and was deposed and died in 1071 while in the custody of Bishop Walkelin of Winchester (Kelly 2000), following imprisonment at Wallingford Castle.

References

  • Kelly, S. E. 2000. Charters of Abingdon, part 1. Anglo-Saxon Charters 7.
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