May have been a member of the Anglo-Saxon nobility. While a novice at Wilton abbey, King Edgar the Peaceful sought her hand in marriage. She declined, and eventually took her vows as a Benedictine nun. Abbess of convents in Barking and Ilorton in 993.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Wulfhilda“. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 September 2013. Web. 20 April 2014. <>