A princess, the daughter of British King Caractacus. Imprisoned with her father and taken with him to Rome, Italy in retaliation for his resistance to the Empire during the reign of Claudius. There she learned of and converted to Christianity, taking the name Claudia. Married Senator Pudens. Mother of Saint Praxedes and Saint Pudentiana. Mentioned by Saint Paul the Apostle in 2nd Timothy 4:21 (“Eubulus, Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers send greetings”). Widow.
- “Saint Claudia of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 October 2012. Web. 27 March 2015. <>