Book of Saints – Cordula

detail of a 13th century stained glass window of Saint Cordula, Cologne, GermanyArticle

(Saint) Virgin Martyr (October 22) (5th century) One of the numerous companions at Cologne of Saint Ursula, who, witnessing the sufferings and massacre of the rest, lost heart and lay hid till all was over. But on the next day, ashamed and repentant of her cowardice, she showed herself openly and received the crown of martyrdom, last of them all. The date, A.D. 453 may be given.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Cordula”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 October 2012. Web. 15 June 2021. <>