OfficeHædde 2 View information for this person held office of Bishop

Scholarly Info
Office TermBishop
Year Range 676 - ?
Primary Source Info
Original Text Her Hedde biscep forfþferde, 7 he heold þone biscepdom .xxvii. [BC: .xxxvii.] wintra on Wintaceastre.
Date from Source 703 ACDEF(OE)G, <703> B


*@Whitelock 1979 observes: 'An episcopate of 27 years from 676 would bring hædde's death to 703, but as Bede shows he was alive in 705, either the date of his accession or the length of his episcopate as given in the Chronicle must be wrong.

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