Daughter of King Edward the Elder and Edgiva of Kent; grand-daughter of King Alfred the Great. As a child she was placed in the convent of Nunnaminster, Winchester, England, which King Alfred’s widow had founded. She lived her whole life there, a holy nun and abbess.
- 15 June 960 of natural causes
- interred at the Nunnaminster convent, Winchester, England
- some relics translated to Pershore Abbey, Worcestershire, England, which became famous for its miracles
- “Saint Edburgh of Winchester“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 July 2015. Web. 1 May 2016. <>