Diocese of Hereford, England

Hereford CathedralFounded


Ancient diocese with Putta as first bishop. The shrine of the martyred Ethelbert, dating from 793, was destroyed by the Welsh in 1055. The cathedral has suffered from unskillful additions. Included among its bishops is Saint Thomas of Hereford.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Diocese of Hereford, England“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 January 2020. Web. 23 September 2021. <>