Book of Saints – Gertrude of Hamage


(Saint) Widow (December 6) (7th century) The widow of a nobleman in the present Belgium, who retired into a solitary place in order to live the life of an Anchoress; but soon found herself at the head of a numerous community of nuns who had gathered round her. She died about A.D. 655.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gertrude of Hamage”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2013. Web. 27 February 2021. <>