After 934 Archbishop Oscytel was elected Bishop of Dorchester.
In 958 Archbishop Oscytel was elected Archbishop of York.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 970. This year died Archbishop Oskytel; who was first consecrated diocesan bishop at Dorchester, and afterwards it was by the consent of King Edred and all his council that he was consecrated Archbishop of York. He was bishop two and twenty winters; and he died on Alhallow-mas night, ten nights before Martinmas, at Thame. Abbot Thurkytel, his relative, carried the bishop's body to Bedford [Map], because he was the abbot there at that time.
On 01 Nov 971 Archbishop Oscytel died.