Council of Winchester

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Council of Winchester
Date April, 1072 (April, 1072)
Accepted by Catholic Church
Not accepted by
Archbishop of York
Previous council
Synod of Whitby, 664
Convoked by Hubert
President Lanfranc
Attendance Unknown
Topics The primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the English Church
Documents and statements
The Accord of Winchester
Chronological list of ecumenical councils

The Council of Winchester was an ecumenical council held in April 1072 at Winchester. It attempted to settle the question of the primacy of the Archbishop of Canterbury over the English Church. Its decision was Accepted by the Catholic Church but not by the Archbishop of York. It resulted in the Accord of Winchester when the question was further heard at Windsor.

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