Daughter of King Ethelbert of Kent (part of modern England). Married to King Edwin of Northumbria (also part of modern England). Friend of Saint Paulinus of York. Widow. After Edwin’s death, Ethelburgh returned to Kent, founded the convent in Lyminge, entered it as a nun, and then served as abbess.
- c.647 of natural causes
- “Saint Ethelburgh of Kent“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 January 2013. Web. 20 May 2013. <>