Book of Saints – Hedda


(Saint) Bishop (July 7) (8th century) An Anglo-Saxon monk and Abbot in the North of England, who became Bishop of the West Saxons (A.D. 676) by permission of Pope Saint Hadrian I. He transferred his See from Dorchester in Oxfordshire to Winchester, and governed his Diocese to the advantage of both Church and State (he being a chief Councillor of King Ina of Wessex) until his holy death, A.D. 705. Many miracles attested his sanctity.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Hedda”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 September 2013. Web. 29 September 2020. <>