Herfast

Herfast or Arfast (died 1084) was the first Lord Chancellor of Norman England. He was also Bishop of Elmham and later Bishop of Thetford, after he moved his see there.

Herfast
Appointed1070
Term ended1084
PredecessorÆthelmær, Bishop of Elmham
SuccessorWilliam de Beaufeu, Bishop of Thetford
Orders
Consecration1070
Personal details
Died1084
DenominationRoman Catholic Church
Lord Chancellor
In office
1068–1070
MonarchWilliam I of England
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOsmund

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