Book of Saints – Ermenilda


ERMENILDA (Saint) Queen (February 13) (7th century) The daughter of King Erconbert of Kent and his wife, Saint Sexburga. She married Wulfhere of Mercia and became the mother of Saint Wereberga. On the death of her husband she joined her mother in the Abbey of Minster in Sheppey, embracing like her the Religious life, and eventually succeeding her as Abbess. Later, mother and daughter are found together again at Saint Etheldreda’s monastery at Ely, where both finished their earthly pilgrimage. The death of Saint Ermenilda may have taken place about A.D. 700.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ermenilda”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 January 2013. Web. 26 January 2022. <>