Adderbourn, Council of or Near

Adderbourn, Council Of Or Near

(Concilium Adderburnense), was held in a place of that name, near the river Nadder (or Nodder), in Wiltshire, England, in 705. The council was composed of English abbots and bishops, and confirmed a grant of free election of their abbot to the abbeys of Malmesbury, Frome, and Bradford, which grant had been. made by bishop Aldhelm. See William of Malmsb. lib. v, De Questis Pontif.; Wilkins, i, 68.

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