Saint Agia of Hainault

detail of a statue of Saint Agia of Hainault, c.1770, artist unknown; Prague, Czech Republic; photographed on 8 October 2009 by Dr Milan Kožíšek; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Agia of Mons
  • Aia of….
  • Austregildis of….
  • Aya of….
  • Aye of….

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Wife of Saint Hidulphus of Hainault. They separated to enter religious life, Agia becoming a Benedictine nun at the abbey at Mons, Belgium. Widow. Legend says that she managed to avert an injustice by speaking from the tomb.

Died

  • c.711 of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agia of Hainault“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 December 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>