Event: Law-making/legislation, Pastoral activities/preachingBeorhtwald 6.decree about ordination of West Saxon bishops

Scholarly Info
Description Beorhtwald 6 had issued a decree about the ordination of bishops.
Year 704 x 705
Primary Source Info
Original Text ... tuum iudicium in ordinatione episcoporum ...


*@Stenton 1971, Anglo-Saxon England, p. 142, suggested that the decree provided for the creation of a second episcopal see in Wessex besides the one held by Hædde 1. The latter held the single see until his death, after which Ine 1 permitted the see to be divided.

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