Book of Saints – Ermenburga

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ERMENBURGA (Saint) Widow (November 19) (7th century) She is otherwise known as Domna Ebba (Lady Ebba) abbreviated into Domneva, She was a Kentish princess married to Merewald, son of King Penda of Mercia, and the mother of the three holy virgins Saints Milburga, Mildred and Mildgith. In her old age she founded the Abbey of Minster in Thanet, where the place-name Ebb’s Fleet still perpetuates her memory. The date of her death some time after A.D. 650 is uncertain.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ermenburga”. Book of Saints, 1921. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 January 2013. Web. 28 August 2014. <>