Saint Merewenna

Also known as

  • Merwenna
  • Merwinna

Memorial

Profile

Benedictine nun. First abbess of Rumsey convent in Hampshire after its restoration of King Edward the Peaceful in 967. Spiritual teacher of Saint Elfleda.

Died

  • c.970 of natural causes
  • interred in the convent church, Rumsey convent, Hampshire, England

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Merewenna“. Saints.SQPN.com. 14 April 2014. Web. 26 November 2014. <>