Born a princess, the daughter of King Oswy of Northumbria (part of England). She was offered to God as a child at the convent of Hartlepool. Nun at the double monastery of Whitby Abbey with Saint Hilda of Whitby. Abbess of Whitby.
- “Saint Elfleda of Whitby“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 January 2017. Web. 20 January 2017. <>