List of Anglo-Saxon saints
The following list contains saints from Anglo-Saxon England during the period of Christianization until the Norman Conquest of England (c. AD 600 to 1066). It also includes other post-biblical saints...
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Alkelda
Saint Alkelda (Old English: Hǣlcelde, "healing spring"; died on March 28, c. 800), also spelt Alcelda or Alchhild, was an Anglo-Saxon princess of whom almost nothing is known and whose existence ...
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Æthelburh of Wilton
Æthelburh or Alburga of Wilton (died 810), was a member of the royal house of Wessex, abbess of Wilton and a saint.Alburga was the daughter of Ealhmund of Kent, Subregulus of Kent, half-sister of Egbe...
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Ælfheah of Canterbury
Ælfheah (Old English: Ælfhēah, "elf-high"; c. 953 – 19 April 1012), officially remembered by the name Alphege within some churches, and also called Elphege, Alfege, or Godwine, was an Anglo-S...
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Osburh of Coventry
Osburh (or Osburga) was an Anglo-Saxon saint who rested at Coventry Cathedral. Although there is some tradition holding her to be an early 11th-century abbess of Coventry Abbey, it is suspected that h...
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Eanswith
Saint Eanswith (Old English: Ēanswīþ; born circa 614, Kent, England. Died circa 640, Folkestone, England), also spelled Eanswythe or Eanswide, was an Anglo Saxon princess.In 630, Eanswith founded ...
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Bertwald of Ramsbury
Bertwald of Ramsbury (otherwise Britwold of Glastonbury and sometimes Beorhtwald) was an 11th-century Bishop of Ramsbury and saint.
Bertwald became a monk at Glastonbury Abbey and was appointed Bi...
David of Munktorp
Saint David (David av Munktorp) was an Anglo-Saxon monk of the 11th century.David was sent as a missionary to Sweden by Saint Sigfrid of Växjö along with Saint Botvid and Saint Eskil. The missionarie...
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Saint Eskil
Saint Eskil (d. 1069) was an Anglo-Saxon monk particularly venerated during the end of the 11th century in the Province of Södermanland, Sweden. He was the founder of the first Diocese of the lands su...
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Oda of Canterbury
Oda (or Odo; died 958), called the Good or the Severe, was a 10th-century Archbishop of Canterbury in England. The son of a Danish invader, Oda became Bishop of Ramsbury before 928. A number of storie...
Alcuin
Alcuin of York (Latin: Alcuinus, c. 735 – 19 May 804), also called Ealhwine, Albinus or Flaccus, was an English scholar, ecclesiastic, poet and teacher from York, Northumbria. He was born around 7...
Sigfrid of Sweden
Saint Sigfrid (Sigfried, Siegfrid, Siegfried, Sigfridus, Sigurd) (?? in Glastonbury, England – 1045 in Växjö) was a Benedictine monk and bishop in Sweden; he converted king Olof Skötkonung in 10...
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Osgyth
Osgyth (or Osyth) (died 700 AD) was an English saint. She is primarily commemorated in the village of Saint Osyth, Essex, near Colchester. Alternative spellings of her name include Sythe, Othith and O...
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Sæbbi of Essex
Sæbbi (also known as Saint Sebbi or Sebba) was the joint King of Essex from 664 to 683 along with his brother, Sighere. After Sighere died, Sebbi became sole ruler of Essex until 694.
Sighere and ...
On the Resting-Places of the Saints
On the Resting-Places of the Saints is a heading given to two early medieval pieces of writing, also known as Þá hálgan and the Secgan, which exist in various manuscript forms in both Old English and ...
Modwenna
Modwen, or Modwenna, was a nun and saint in England, who founded Burton-on-Trent Abbey in Staffordshire in the 7th century.According to the medieval Life of St Modwenna she was an Irish noblewoman by ...
Liudhard
Liudhard (Old English: Lēodheard; modern French: Létard, also Letard in English) was a Frankish bishop – of where is unclear – and the chaplain of Queen Bertha of Kent, whom she brou...
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Aelred of Rievaulx
Aelred (1110 – 12 January 1167), also Ailred, Ælred, Æthelred, etc., was an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx (from 1147 until his death), and saint.
Aelred was born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 111...
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Æthelberht of Kent
Æthelberht (also Æthelbert, Aethelberht, Aethelbert, or Ethelbert) (c. 560 – 24 February 616) was King of Kent from about 558 or 560 (the earlier date according to Sprott, the latter according to Will...
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Benedict Biscop
Benedict Biscop (c. 628 – 690), also known as Biscop Baducing, was an Anglo-Saxon abbot and founder of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory (where he also founded the famous library) and was considered a saint...
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Wilfrid
Wilfrid (originally spelled Wilfrith; c. 633 – c. 709) was an English bishop and saint. Born a Northumbrian noble, he entered religious life as a teenager and studied at Lindisfarne, at Canterbur...
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