Saint Ina of Wessex

Also known as

  • Ine
  • Ini
  • Im

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Profile

King of Wessex (in modern England) from 688 to 726. Known as a great warrior, lawgiver and justice, he restored Glastonbury Abbey. Married to Saint Ethelburga of Wessex who helped shift his focus from earthly to spiritual concerns. In 726, Ina abdicated his throne, he and Ethelburga moved to Rome, Italy where he spent his remaining days as a penitential monk and prayful pilgrim to the tombs of the martyrs.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ina of Wessex“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 February 2018. Web. 25 April 2018. <>