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Saint Osyth or Osgyth Martyr

Reposed 700 Remembered October 7

St Osyth was a princess forced into a political marriage with a king of Essex. After his death she established a convent at Chich near Colchester in Essex. She was murdered by the Danes and considered a martyr. The village of St Osyth is named after her.

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