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Markyate, Christina oflocked

(b. c. 1096, d. after 1145)
  • C. H. Talbot
  • , revised by Henry Summerson

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Markyate, Christina of (b.c. 1096, d. after 1145), hermit and prioress of Markyate, was born c.1096, the daughter of an Anglo-Saxon nobleman, Auti, whose family had large possessions in Huntingdon, and his wife, Beatrix. Her baptismal name was Theodora, but she later took the name ...

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