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Bishop of Wells
Elected c. 1024
Term ended April 1033
Predecessor Brihtwine
Successor Duduc
Other posts Abbot of Glastonbury
Personal details
Died April 1033

Merewith[a] was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was abbot of Glastonbury Abbey[2] prior to being consecrated bishop about 1024. He died on either 11 April or 12 April 1033.[3]


  1. ^ Brihtwig or Merehwit or Beorhtwig or Brihtwig Merewit[1]


  1. ^ Barlow English Church p. 72
  2. ^ Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses p. 51
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222


  • Barlow, Frank (1979). The English Church 1000–1066: A History of the Later Anglo-Saxon Church (Second ed.). New York: Longman. ISBN 0-582-49049-9. 
  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
  • Knowles, David; London, Vera C. M.; Brooke, Christopher (2001). The Heads of Religious Houses, England and Wales, 940–1216 (Second ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80452-3. 

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Preceded by
Bishop of Wells
c. 1024–1033
Succeeded by

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