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Headda

Headda
Bishop of Lichfield and of Leicester
Diocese Dioceses of Lichfield
and of Leicester
Installed c. 691 (Lichfield)
c. 709 (Leicester)
Term ended c. 721 (death)
Predecessor Seaxwulf (Lichfield)
Wilfrid (Leicester)
Successor Aldwine
Orders
Consecration 691
Personal details
Died c. 721
Nationality Anglo-Saxon
Denomination Roman Catholic

Headda (or Headdus or Eatheadus of Sidnacester; died circa 721) was a medieval Bishop of Lichfield.[Note 1]

Headda was consecrated in 691 and died between 716 and 727.[1] He held the see of Leicester along with Lichfield.[1] In 706 Headda consecrated the new church constructed at Crowland by Guthlac.[2]

Prior to Headda's consecration, he had "almost certainly" been abbot of the monastery at Breedon, in Leicestershire, before which he may also have been a monk at Medeshamstede.[3]

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  • Prosopography of Anglo Saxon England entry for Headda
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Seaxwulf
Bishop of Lichfield
691–c721
Succeeded by
Aldwine
Preceded by
Wilfrid
Bishop of Leicester
709–c721

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