New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Wolstan

Saint Wulstan of WorcesterArticle

(Wulstan) Confessor (c.1008-1095), Bishop of Worcester, born Long Itchington, Warwickshire, England; died Worcester. Educated at Evesham and Peterborough, he was ordained, 1038, and entered the Benedictine Order. Elevated to the See of Worcester, 1062, he was the last English bishop appointed under a Saxon king, the last episcopal representative of the Church of Bede, and the link between it and the Church of Lanfranc and Anselm. He retained his position after the Norman conquest, though nearly all the Saxon nobles and clergy were deprived of their offices. Canonized, 1203. Feast, 19 January.

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  • “Saint Wolstan”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 December 2018. Web. 10 May 2021. <>