Book of Saints – Werburg

Saint WerburgaArticle

(Wereberga) (Saint) (3 February) (7th century) The daughter of Wulfhere of Mercia and of Saint Ermenilda. Her parents placed her under the care of her aunt Saint Etheldreda of Ely. She lived a life of great sanctity and usefulness, and founded various monasteries, in one of which, that at Trentham, she died A.D. 699. Her remains were translated to Chester, where the Abbey Church erected in her honour has become the present Chester Cathedral.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Werburg”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2017. Web. 22 February 2019. <>