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Saint Mildgyth
Abbess
Born Unknown
Died 676
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast January 17

Saint Mildgyth or Mildgytha (Old English: Mildgȳð; died 676) was the youngest daughter of Merewalh, king of Mercia and Saint Eormenburh.[1] Her sisters were Saint Mildburh of Wenlock and Saint Mildrith.

She was a Benedictine nun and later abbess of a Northumbrian convent. Her feast day is January 17.[2]

References

  1. Farmer, David Hugh. (1978). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Patron Saints Index

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