Walburg [St Walburg, Walburga]
- Carolyne Larrington
Walburg [St Walburg, Walburga] (c. 710–779?), abbess of Heidenheim, was born in Wessex c.710. She was the sister of Willibald and Winnebald and probably a kinswoman of Leoba. Walburg inherited the Benedictine monastery of Heidenheim in southern Germany from Winnebald, its founder, in 761, and brought a group of nuns, including ...