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date: 22 September 2019

Kentigerna [St Kentigerna, Caintigern]locked

(d. 734)
  • Henrietta Leyser

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Kentigerna [St Kentigerna, Caintigern] (d. 734), anchorite, was an Irish noblewoman who ended her days as an anchorite on a Scottish island. She owes her fame to her reputation for holiness and to the holiness and status of her male kin: she was the daughter of ...

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