Saint Eanswith

Saint Eanswythe of FolkestoneAlso known as

  • Eanswida
  • Eanswide
  • Eanswitha
  • Eanswyth
  • Eanswythe

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Born to the nobility, grand-daughter of King Ethelbert of Kent. On the coast near Folkestone, she founded the first convent in England; it was later destroyed by invading Danes.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eanswith“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 September 2020. Web. 22 September 2020. <>