Saint Laura of Cordoba

Also known as

  • Laura de Córdoba

Memorial

Profile

Married. Widow. Nun and then abbess at Cuteclara during the period of Moorish occupation of Spain. Killed by Muslim authorities for the crime of Christianity. Martyr. One of the Martyrs of Córdoba. The Estadio Santa Laura in Santiago, Chile, and the Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works in northern Chile are named for her. Thomas Love Peacock wrote a ballad about her in his work Gryll Grange.

Born

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Laura of Cordoba“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 October 2013. Web. 28 July 2014. <>