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.
- “Saint Elfleda of Whitby”. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 February 2010. Web. 11 December 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-elfleda-of-whitby/>