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(7th century),

Anglo-Saxon nun. She seems to have been a solitary who lived at Ryhall (Leics.), where she was first buried. She may have been related to Cyniburg and Cyneswith; Abbot Aelfsige of Peterborough translated the relics of all three to Peterborough in 963. In the reign of Ethelred the Unready these relics were translated to Thorney, but they were restored to Peterborough in the reign of Henry I. Feast: 6 March.

A.S.C., s.a. 963; R.P.S.; Stanton, pp. 104–5; B.T.A., i. 500–1.

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