Saint Salome of Niederaltaich

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Salome of Niederaltaich, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

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English princess. Aunt of Saint Judith of Niederaltaich. Anchoress at Ober Altaich, Bavaria (in modern Germany). The two figure in several legends in the Middle Ages; the tales were often simple retelling of old stories with the two holy women taking the place of the original characters.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Salome of Niederaltaich“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 June 2016. Web. 25 September 2016. <>