Saint Eanfleda of Whitby

Also known as

  • Eanflaed

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Princess, the daughter of King Saint Edwin of Northumbria and Saint Ethelburga of Kent. Cousin of Saint Hilda of Whitby. Baptized by Saint Paulinus of York. Great supporter and patron of Saint Wilfrid fo York. Married to King Oswy of Northumbria, and mother of Saint Elfleda. Widowed. Benedictine nun at Whitby, which was then under the leadership of her daughter Elfleda.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eanfleda of Whitby”. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 November 2012. Web. 23 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-eanfleda-of-whitby/>