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Leofric
Birth: 1016
Death: Feb. 10, 1072

First Bishop of Exeter. A Chaplain to Edward the Confessor, in 1046 he became Bishop of the united dioceses of Devonshire and Cornwall. He did much to reconstruct the diocese, repairing the ravages caused by plundering pirates. He sought the aid of Pope Leo IX to transfer the seat of the diocese to Exeter which occured in 1050. He was confirmed in his see by William the Conqueror(bio by: julia&keld) 
 
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Exeter Cathedral
Exeter
City of Exeter
Devon, England
Plot: Crypt, the monument erected in 1568 is believed to stand on his burial place
 
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Record added: Mar 14, 2000
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