Origin of the name ÆÐELHEARD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ÆÐELHEARD.
The same as Anglo-Saxon
Æthelheard (q.v.), meaning "nobly stern."
... "The violent
dismemberment of the province of Canterbury, and the erection of
Litchfield into an archbishopric, was effected by the Royal and Papal
powers by means of a synod at Calcyth. And the whole proceeding was
reversed by a Provincial Council convened by Archbishop Aedelheard
at Cloveshoo." (Cardinal Manning, Hutton, 1894)