Book of Saints – Modwenna

Saint ModwennaArticle

(Saint) Virgin (July 5) (9th century) An Irish Saint who, coming to England, founded the Abbey of Polesworth in Warwickshire. Most probably she flourished in the ninth century, but there is much confusion in Ecclesiastical history between her and other holy women of the same or similar name.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Modwenna”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 January 2016. Web. 24 October 2016. <>