Saint Milburga

Also known as

  • Milburg
  • Milburge
  • Mildburg
  • Mildburga
  • Milburgh

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Daughter of Merewalh, King of Mercia, and Saint Ermenburga. Sister of Saint Mildred and Saint Mildgytha. Took the veil from archbishop Saint Theodore. Benedictine nun. Founded Much Wenlock abbey in Shropshire, England, and was abbess there. Miracle worker. Had a mysterious power over birds; they would avoid damaging the local crops when she asked them to.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Milburga“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 May 2014. Web. 22 December 2014. <>