Saint Sebbe of Essex

Also known as

  • Sebba
  • Sebbi

Memorial

Profile

Seventh-century king of Essex in England. 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. 2 July 2012. Web. 21 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-sebbe-of-essex/>