Supriya Ghosh

Werferth

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Church  Christian
Successor  Æthelhun
Died  915 AD
Predecessor  Ealhhun
Werferth
Appointed  either in 872 or between 869 and 872
Term ended  either in 915 or between 907 and 915
Consecration  either in 872 or between 869 and 872

Werferth (Wærferth, Werfrith, or Waerfrith) was an English bishop of Worcester.

Werferth was consecrated either in 872 or between 869 and 872. A contemporary and friend of Alfred the Great, he was a significant translator, from Latin into Old English. His translations include the Dialogues of Gregory, commissioned by Alfred. He died either in 915 or between 907 and 915.

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Werferth Wikipedia


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