St Wilfred
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Wilfred St

St Wilfred ( b 634 - 709 ) Chief spokesman at the synod of Whitby in 664. He advocated Roman practices of Christianity whilst arguing against the Celtic monastic style. Appointed bishop of York. In 664 and lived in a monastery in Ripon until 669. He lived the latter part of his life in Mercia and became bishop of Hexham on his return in 705.

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