Saint Everild of Everingham

Also known as

  • Averil
  • Everildis

Memorial

Profile

Seventh century English nobility. Convert to Christianity. Nun, entering a convent at York with Saint Bega and Saint Wuldreda under the direction of Saint Wilfrid. Assigned by Wilfrid to lead a large community of nuns at Bishop’s Farm (later called Everildsham in her honour, and today called Everingham). Noted spiritual director of her sisters.

Born

Died

  • c.700 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Everild of Everingham“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 July 2013. Web. 23 September 2014. <>