Saint Sebbe of Essex

Also known as

  • Sebba
  • Sebbi

Memorial

Profile

King of Essex in England, ascending in 664. Founded the monastery of Westminster. Known for his personal piety, charity and prayer life while still on the throne. After a peaceful 30 year reign, he abdicated to spend his later years as a prayerful monk at Westminster.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sebbe of Essex“. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 August 2014. Web. 16 September 2014. <>