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Aldred

ealdred) (d.1069. Archbishop of York. Previously monk and abbot, he became bishop of Worcester in 1044, was Edward the Confessor's ambassador to Emperor Henry III (1054), and went to York in 1060. He was degraded from the episcopate for various offenses, but submitting to William the Conqueror after Hastings (1066), he was chosen to crown the new king that year and Queen Matilda in 1068. He was buried in his own cathedral.