[ lan-frangk ]
/ ˈlæn fræŋk /
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1005?–89, Italian Roman Catholic prelate and scholar in England: archbishop of Canterbury 1070–89.
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How to use Lanfranc in a sentence
Some of the stones of this castrum were used by Archbishop Lanfranc in the construction of a church at Lympne.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan
Lanfranc, the first Norman archbishop, was granted the see in 1070.
Eadmer also gives some description of the church raised by Lanfranc.
It was not until he was elevated to the See of Canterbury, on the death of Lanfranc, that his memorable career became historical.
Lanfranc died in 1089,--the ablest churchman of the century next to the great Hildebrand, his master.
British Dictionary definitions for Lanfranc
/ (ˈlænfræŋk) /
?1005–89, Italian ecclesiastic and scholar; archbishop of Canterbury (1070–89) and adviser to William the Conqueror. He instituted many reforms in the English Church
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