Saint Withburgh of East Anglia

Saint Withburgh of East AngliaAlso known as

  • Withburgh of Dereham
  • Vitburga of….
  • Wihtburh of….
  • Withburga of….



Born a princess, the youngest daughter of King Anna of East Anglia (part of modern England). Following the death of her father in battle, Withburgh became a nun and lived as an anchoress at East Dereham, Norfolk, England. Founded a convent there.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Withburgh of East Anglia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2020. Web. 21 January 2021. <>