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Hædde

Hædde
Bishop of Winchester
See Diocese of Winchester
Appointed 676
Term ended probably 7 July 705
Predecessor Leuthere
Successor Daniel
Personal details
Born Headingley, West Yorkshire
Died probably 7 July 705
Sainthood
Feast day 7 July
Venerated in Roman Catholicism
Anglican Communion
Shrines Old Minster, then Winchester Cathedral (destroyed)

Hædde (or Hedda, Hedde, Haedda, Haeddi; died 705) was a medieval Bishop of Winchester.

Contents

  • Life 1
  • Citations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Life

Hædde was supposedly born in Headingley in West Yorkshire, and became a monk of Whitby Abbey. He became bishop in 676 and died about 7 July 705,[1] although the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states that he died in 703.[2] In the law code of King Ine of Wessex, the bishop is mentioned as contributing to the laws.[3] After his death, he was revered as a saint with a feast day of 7 July,[4] and his large diocese was split in two.[5]

Citations

  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 223
  2. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 41
  3. ^ Yorke Conversion of Britain p. 235
  4. ^ "Hedda". Patron Saint Index. Retrieved 31 December 2008. 
  5. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings p. 107

References

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  
  • Kirby, D. P. (2000). The Earliest English Kings. New York: Routledge.  
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External links

  • Patron Saints Index: Hedda
  • Prosopography of Anglo Saxon England entry for Hædde
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Leuthere
Bishop of Winchester
676–705
Succeeded by
Daniel
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