Saint Althryda

Also known as

  • Alfrida
  • Etheldrytha
  • Altrida

Memorial

Profile

Born a princess, the daughter of King Offa of Mercia. Betrothed to Saint Ethelbert after whose death she retired to Croyland Abbey to live as a hermitess.

Died

  • 834 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Althryda“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 May 2012. Web. 5 May 2015. <>