Saint Elfleda of Whitby

Also known as

  • Aelflaed
  • Edilfreda
  • Ethelfreda
  • Ethelfleda
  • Elgiva

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Born a princess, the daughter of King Oswy of Northumbria (part of England). She was offered to God as a child at the convent of Hartlepool. Nun at the double monastery of Whitby Abbey with Saint Hilda of Whitby. Abbess of Whitby.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Elfleda of Whitby“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 January 2014. Web. 16 September 2014. <>