Saint Edburgh of Winchester

Saint Edburgh of WinchesterAlso known as

  • Eadburh
  • Edburga

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Daughter of King Edward the Elder and Edgiva of Kent; grand-daughter of King Alfred the Great. As a child she was placed in the convent of Nunnaminster, Winchester, England, which King Alfred’s widow had founded. She lived her whole life there, a holy nun and abbess.

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Edburgh of Winchester“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 May 2014. Web. 22 July 2014. <>