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date: 17 February 2020

Werburh [St Werburh, Werburgh, Werburga]locked

(d. 700x07)
  • Alan Thacker


Werburh [St Werburh, Werburgh, Werburga] (d. 700x07), abbess, was the daughter of Wulfhere, king of Mercia (r. 658–75), and of Eormenhild, daughter of Eorcenberht (d. 664), king of Kent, and St Seaxburh. Her career is the subject of a number of not wholly consistent traditions. According to the ...

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