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  • ambrois@xtra.co.nz
    Dec 24, 2013
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      Celtic and Old English Saints 25 December

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      * St. Alburga of Wilton
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      St. Alburga, Nun and Foundress of Wilton Near Salisbury
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      d. 800. Abbess and foundress, born a princess in Wessex, England. The
      sister of King Egbert of Wessex, Alburga displayed piety at an early
      age. She was married to Wulfstan of Wiltshire as part of a political
      alliance. She founded Wilton Abbey while married to Wulfstan. Upon his
      death, Alburga retired to Wilton and became the abbess.


      These Lives are archived at:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celt-saints
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