Leofwine (bishop of Lindsey)

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Bishop of Lindsey
In officec.953
Predecessor Burgheard or Eadberht
Successor Sigeferth
Consecrationc. 953
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Diedafter 953

Leofwine was a medieval Bishop of Lindsey.

Leofwine was consecrated about 953 and died sometime after. [1] This was a reconstitution of the see after a break in the succession since the death of Burgheard (or perhaps Eadberht) in the previous century. He combined the see with Dorchester in 956, [2] and afterwards the combined see is usually known as Bishop of Lindsey. [1] It appears to have covered Lindsey and Leicester. [2]



  1. 1 2 Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 219
  2. 1 2 Kirby Making of Early England p. 92

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Christian titles
Preceded by
or Eadberht
Bishop of Lindsey
Succeeded by