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Bishop of Leicester
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Leicester
Term ended c. 839–840 (death)
Predecessor Wernbeorht
Successor Ealdred
Consecration between 814 and 816
Personal details
Died 839 or 840
Nationality Anglo-Saxon
Denomination Roman Catholic

Hræthhun (or Rethhun or Hrethhun) Bishop of Leicester, died in 839 or 840.[1]

He was consecrated bishop between 814 and 816.[1] He was styled

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Leicester
c. 815 – c. 839
Succeeded by
  • entry for HrethhunProsopography of Anglo Saxon England'Ræthhun 1',

External links

  • Kelly, S. E. 2000. Charters of Abingdon, part 1. Anglo-Saxon Charters 7.
  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde. Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961.


  1. ^ a b Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 232
  2. ^


and so Kelly (2000) excluded him from the list of abbots. [2]

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