OfficeÆlfstan 38 View information for this person held office of Abbot (Abbot of Old Minster)

Scholarly Info
Office TermAbbot (implied)
Office StyleAbbot of Old Minster (implied)
Year 971
Primary Source Info
Original Text abbas
Date from Source Saturday 15 July


*Lapidge (p. 284, n. 158) has a long note about the career of Ælfstan 38; he suggests that Ælfstan was made abbot of the Old Minster after the expulsion of the secular canons in 964 and was subsequently elevated to the see of Ramsbury some time in the period between July 971 and 973.

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