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Cynewulf of Lindisfarne

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Cynewulf of Lindisfarne
Bishop of Lindisfarne
In office737 or 740
PredecessorÆthelwald
SuccessorHigbald
Personal details
Died782 or 783
DenominationChristian

Cynewulf of Lindisfarne was appointed as Bishop of Lindisfarne in either 737 or 740. He resigned the see in 779 or 780 and died in 782 or 783.[1]

In 750 Cynewulf was imprisoned by Eadberht of Northumbria[2] for giving sanctuary to Prince Offa during a dynastic clash.

Some 19th-century scholars believed him to be Cynewulf, the poet only known through the runic signature appearing in several Old English poems. Besides the fact that the dialect used in these poems shows features of Northumbrian Old English, there is no solid proof for this theory.[3]

Citations

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 219
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 126
  3. ^ "Cynewulf [Cynwulf, Kynewulf] (fl. 9th cent.)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/6989. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

References

  • 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.
  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24211-8.

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Æthelwald
Bishop of Lindisfarne
c. 740–c. 780
Succeeded by
Higbald

This page was last edited on 24 February 2021, at 19:23
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