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(7th century),

legendary Irish nun who lived at, and gave her name to, St Bees (Cumbria). At her hermitage shrine was kept a bracelet, whose OE name beag so closely resembled hers that some suspect it gave rise to the cult. See Begu below.

Subjects: Christianity.

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