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Saint Sexburga Abbess

Reposed 699 Remembered July 6

St Sexburga was a Queen of Kent who had several sainted sisters. She founded the monastery of Minster-in-Sheppey where her daughter Ermenilda was a nun. She moved to the monastery at Ely where her sister Etheldreda was abbess; she eventually succeeded her as abbess and had her sisters uncorrupt body exhumed.

["Saint", "Cent07", "SouthEast", "Se0240", "Ascetic", "Royal"]