Saint Ida of Nivelles

Saint Ida of Nivelles by Edeward Burne-JonesAlso known as

  • Ida of Metz
  • Iduberga of….
  • Ita of….
  • Itta of….
  • Itte of….

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Daughter of Bishop Arnoald of Metz. Sister of Saint Modoald of Trier and Saint Severa. Married to Saint Pepin of Landen. Mother of Saint Gertrude of Nivelles, Saint Begga of Ardenne, and Grimoald, mayor of the palace. Grandmother of Pepin of Herstal. Friend of Saint Amand of Maastricht. Widowed, she built a Benedictine double monastery at Nivelles, Belgium under the leadership of her daughter, Saint Gertrude; Ida spent the rest of her life there as a nun.

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  • “Saint Ida of Nivelles“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 April 2014. Web. 30 October 2014. <>