Book of Saints – Kinga

[Saint Kinga]Article

(Saint) Virgin (July 24) (13th century) A Queen of Poland and one of the Patron Saints of that country. She was a niece of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary and greatniece of Saint Hedwig. She shared with King Boleslaus, to whom she was espoused, the sufferings to which the Tartar invasions subjected Poland. Saint Kinga died, a Tertiary of the Order of Saint Francis, in the monastery she had founded at Sandiez. Her name is variously written, Kioga, Zinga, Cunegonda, etc.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Kinga”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 December 2013. Web. 16 August 2017. <>