English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Saturday, July 16, 2016

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News: Abbess. This early English saint was the daughter of Merewald, king of Mercia and Ermenburga, princess of Kent. St Mildred went to a convent school near Paris. Her parents wanted to arrange a marriage for her, but she refused and became a nun at Minster-in-Thanet. The abbey had been built by her mother on land provided by Egbert of Kent in compensation for murdering her brothers.

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