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Frithuswith [St Frithuswith, Frideswide]locked

(d. 727)
  • John Blair

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Frithuswith [St Frithuswith, Frideswide] (d. 727), abbess of Oxford, was venerated as the local saint of Oxford by at least the tenth century; her relics there are mentioned in the late Old English list of resting places and in a charter of 1004 (...

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