Saint Brithwald of Canterbury

Also known as

  • Beorhtweald
  • Berctuald
  • Bercthwald
  • Beretuald
  • Berhtwald
  • Berthwald
  • Bertwald
  • Brihtwald

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Educated at Canterbury, England. Benedictine monk and then abbot of Reculver Abbey, Kent, England. Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey. Archbishop of Canterbury from 692 until his death nearly 40 years later. Correspondent of with Saint Boniface, Saint Aldhelm, and Saint Wilfrid of York. Assisted at the Synod of Nidd.

Born

  • Anglo-Saxon

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Brithwald of Canterbury“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 February 2014. Web. 28 August 2014. <>