Saint Candida of Whitchurch

Also known as

  • Gwen
  • Hwitn
  • White
  • Whyte
  • Wite
  • Witt
  • Witta

Memorial

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Martyred by pagan Danes. There is a holy well devoted to her at nearby Morcombe Lake.

Died

  • in Dorset, England
  • relics still exist in their shrine at Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset; believed to be the only relics in a parish church that survived the Protestant Reformation

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Candida of Whitchurch“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2014. Web. 24 October 2014. <>