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Saint Mildburh of Wenlock
Abbess
Born Unknown
Died 715
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast February 23
Patronage birds

Saint Mildburh (alternatively Milburga or Milburgh) (d.715) was the Benedictine abbess of Wenlock Abbey.

She was a daughter of Merewalh, King of the Mercian sub-kingdom of Magonsaete, and Saint Ermenburga. Saint Mildrith and Saint Mildgytha were her sisters. She had a mysterious power over birds; they would avoid damaging the local crops when she asked them to. She was also known for performing miracles.

Her feast day is 23 February.

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eo:Milburga

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