Book of Saints – Ethelred and Ethelbert


ETHELRED and ETHELBERT (Saints) (October 17) Martyrs (7th century) Grandsons of Saint Ethelbert, first Christian King of Kent, and brothers of Saint Ermenburga (Domneva) of Minster in Thanet. Though of blameless lives, they were cruelly done to death at Eastry near Sandwich, about A.D. 670. Many miracles attested their sanctity and ensured them the veneration due to Martyrs. Their shrine was finally set up in Ramsey Abbev.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ethelred and Ethelbert”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 January 2013. Web. 1 December 2020. <>