Hild [St Hild, Hilda]
- Alan Thacker
Hild [St Hild, Hilda] (614–680), abbess of Strensall–Whitby, was the daughter of Hereric, a Deiran prince, and his wife, Breguswith. Hereric was a nephew of Eadwine of Northumbria and the family fortunes seem to have been determined by that relationship. Hereric's exile and murder were probably a consequence of the fall of ...