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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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