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us: Wulfstan, Archbishop of York, -1023

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  • Variants

    • us: Lupus, -1023
    • us: Wulfstan, Bishop of London, -1023
    • us: Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester, -1023
  • Additional Information

    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1023-05-28
    • Death Place

        (naf) York (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
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    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Sermons
          (lcsh) Law
            (lcsh) Church renewal
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Bishops
                (lcsh) Authors
            • Earlier Established Forms

                Wulfstan, Archbishop of York, d. 1023 Wulfstan II, Abp. of York, d. 1023
            • Sources

              • found: Author's The homilies of Wulfstan, 1957.
              • found: Three lives of the last Englishmen, 1984: CIP galley (Wulfstan)
              • found: Encylopædia. Britannica, 1977 (Wulfstan, Archbishop of York, 1002-1023; Bishop of Worcester, 1002-1016; Bishop of London, 996-1002; sometimes used the nom de plume Lupus)
              • found:, academic edition, December 16, 2015 (Wulfstan, pseudonym Lupus (died May 28, 1023, York, England); the author of many Old English homilies, treatises, and law codes; he was a product of the Benedictine revival and probably had some early connection with one of the Fenland abbeys, but nothing is known of him with certainty before he became a bishop; from 1008 he was adviser to the kings Aethelred and Canute and drafted their laws; he was interested in problems of government and the arrangement of society, as is shown by the work known as Institutes of Polity; he was also deeply concerned with the reform of the church; his most famous work, the Sermo Lupi ad Anglos (“Sermon of Wolf to the English”), is an impassioned call to his countrymen to repentance and reform)
            • LC Classification

              • PR1795-PR1799
            • Change Notes

              • 1980-07-25: new
              • 2015-12-17: revised
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