Edburga of Winchester

Edburga of Winchester

Saint Eadburh or Edburga (died June 15, 960) was the daughter of King Edward the Elder of England and his third wife, Edgiva of Kent.

She was a nun at, and possibly abbess of, the Nunnaminster in Winchester where she was buried. Following her canonisation in 972, some of her remains were translated to Pershore Abbey in Worcestershire, which is dedicated to her. Her feast is celebrated June 15.


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