Saint Alburga of Wilton

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Princess, the half-sister of King Egbert of Wessex. Wife of Earl Wulstan of Wiltshire who founded Wilton Abbey near Salisbury, England in 773. Widowed in 800. She converted Wilton Abbey into a convent for women, retired there with a dozen fellow Benedictine nuns, and is also considered a founder of the house.

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  • “Saint Alburga of Wilton“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 August 2012. Web. 4 July 2015. <>