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Wulfstan male forename, name of two notable Anglo-Saxon clerics. Wulfstan (d. 1023), archbishop of York, was the author of Sermo Lupi ad Anglos ‘Address of Wulf to the English’, which depicts the destruction brought about by the Danish raids of the early 11th century.
St Wulfstan (c.1008–95), Benedictine monk, was bishop of Worcester; he was instrumental in ending the trade in slaves to Ireland, and was one of the Anglo-Saxon clergy who continued to hold office after the Conquest. His cult was early and popular. His feast day is 19 January.

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Wulfstan

Wulfstan, d. 1023, English churchman, archbishop of York (1003–1023) and bishop of Worcester, whose Latin name was Lupus. He is buried at Ely. Homilies are attributed to him, but most of them are doubtful; from them as from those of Ælfric written for Wulfstan, many details of English law were derived. A homily on the millennium in English alliterative prose, styled Lupi sermo ad Anglos [Wulfstan's address to the English], is usually ascribed to him.

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