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Wulfhild [St Wulfhild]locked

(d. after 996)
  • Barbara Yorke

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Wulfhild [St Wulfhild] (d. after 996), abbess of Barking and Horton, was the daughter of a nobleman called Wulfhelm. As a girl she was sent to the nunnery of Wilton to be educated and while there attracted the interest of King Edgar (943/4–975)...

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