Book of Saints – Ebba the Elder


EBBA THE ELDER (Saint) Virgin (August 25) (7th century) The sister of the holy King Saint Oswald of Northumbria, and foundress of the great Abbey of Coldingham, near Berwickon- Tweed. The friend of Saint Cuthbert and of Saint Adamnan, she was the mistress in the spiritual life of Saint Etheldreda. She was venerated in life and after her death (A.D. 683) as a most lovable Saint.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ebba the Elder”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2012. Web. 23 May 2019. <>