St Ethelwold of Winchester – Feast Day – August 1 2023

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St Ethelwold of Winchester was born in 912 AD in Winchester, England. He then grew up in the court of King Athelstan.

He studied under and was ordained by his relative, Saint Alphege of Winchester. Ethelwold was ordained with Saint Dunstan of Canterbury.

He became a Benedictine dean at Glastonbury Abbey after Dunstan restored the Rule.

He was also the head of the monks of Abingdon, England in 954 AD.

St Ethelwold of Winchester
St Ethelwold of Winchester - Feast Day - August 1
St Ethelwold of Winchester – Feast Day – August 1 2023
Date of Birth 912 AD
Place of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Profession Bishop
Place of Work England
Date of Death August 1 984 AD
Place of Death Winchester, England
Feast Day August 1
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  

St Ethelwold of Winchester Biography

He was also known as:

  • Aethelwold
  • Aethelwald
  • Ethelwald
  • Adeluoldus
  • Etelwold
  • Etelvoldo
  • Father of Monks

St Ethelwold of Winchester was born in 912 AD in Winchester, England. He then grew up in the court of King Athelstan.

He studied under and was ordained by his relative, Saint Alphege of Winchester. Ethelwold was ordained with Saint Dunstan of Canterbury.

He became a Benedictine dean at Glastonbury Abbey after Dunstan restored the Rule. He was also the head of the monks of Abingdon, England in 954 AD.

Ethelwold was the Bishop of Winchester, England on November 29 963 AD. He built abbeys in his diocese, restored the monasteries of Newminster, Milton Abbas, Chertsey, Peterborough, Thorney, and Ely, enforced discipline, and was one of the leaders of the 10th-century monastic revival. Scholar, teacher, prelate, and royal counselor.

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