Dunstan becomes Archbishop of Canterbury

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Historical Context Note

Earlier Abbot of Glastonbury, and Bishop of London and Worcester, Dunstan was one of the most important Anglo-Saxon ecclesiastical figures of the tenth century, and played a leading role in the Benedictine Reform movement.

For more information see our entry on 'Saint Dunstan', by Stewart Brookes.

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Dance, Richard William. "Dunstan becomes Archbishop of Canterbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 September 2015
[, accessed 30 September 2016.]