Biography of Archbishop Cuthbert -760

740 York Fire

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 740. This year died King Ethelhard; and Cuthred, his relative, succeeded to the West-Saxon kingdom, which he held fourteen winters, during which time he fought many hard battles with Ethelbald, king of the Mercians. On the death of Archbishop Nothelm, Cuthbert was consecrated archbishop, and Dunn, Bishop of Rochester. This year York [Map] was on fire.

In 740 Archbishop Cuthbert was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 742. This year there was a large synod assembled at Cliff's-Hoo; and there was Ethelbald, king of Mercia, with Archbishop Cuthbert, and many other wise men.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 760. This year died Archbishop Cuthbert. He held the archbishopric eighteen years.

On 26 Oct 760 Archbishop Cuthbert died.