Thursday, December 8, 2022

Saint Saxburgh of Ely – Saint of the Day – July 6

St. Saxburgh of Ely Biography

Saint Saxburgh of Ely Profile. Born: 635 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in convent of Ely. Died: 699 AD in Ely. Feast Day is celebrated on July 6.
 
The Memorial of Saint Saxburgh of Ely – Saint of the Day

St. Saxburgh of Ely Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 635 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Abbess
Place of Work convent of Ely
Date of Death 699 AD
Place of Death Ely
Feast Day July 6
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Biography

Saint Saxburgh of Ely, brought into the world a princess, the little girl of the King of East Anglia (some portion of current England). Sister of Saint Etheldred, Saint Ethelburgh and Saint Withburgh, and relative of Saint Sethrid. Hitched to Erconbert, King of Kent (some portion of present day England). Mother of Saint Ermenhild and Saint Ercongotha. Established the community of Minster in Sheppey, England. Bereft in 664. Cloister adherent in Sheppey. Cloister adherent at the religious circle of Ely in 679 where she in the long run moved toward becoming abbess.

Saint Saxburgh of Ely
Saint Saxburgh of Ely


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