In or before 1026 Bishop Brihtmær was consecrated Bishop of Lichfield.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 1039. This year happened the terrible wind; and Bishop Britmar died at Lichfield [Map]. The Welsh slew Edwine Mercia, brother of Earl Leofric, and Thurkil, and Elfget, and many good men with them. This year also came Hardacnute (age 21) to Bruges, where his mother (age 54) was.
In 1039 Bishop Brihtmær died.