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Bishop of Selsey
Appointed between 988 and 990
Term ended between 1007 and 1009
Predecessor Æthelgar
Successor Ælfmær
Other posts Abbot of Chertsey
Personal details
Died between 1007 and 1009
Denomination Christian

Ordbriht was a monk at Glastonbury, Winchester, and then Abingdon until 964 when he was appointed Abbot of Chertsey[1] by Æthelwold; Ordbriht attests as Bishop of Selsey from about 989 to 1007 or 1008.[2]

Ordbriht became bishop of Selsey between 988 and 990 and he died between 1007 and 1009.[3]


  1. ^ Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses pp. 38 and 244
  2. ^ Kelly Charters of Selsey p. xcii
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 221


  • 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.
  • Kelly, S. E. (1998). Charters of Selsey. Anglo-Saxon Charters VI. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-726175-2.
  • 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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Christian titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Selsey
c. 989–c. 1008
Succeeded by

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