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Picture No 10000937
Date c636 - 679
Description Saint Etheldreda, Abbess of Ely
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Saint Etheldreda (or Ethelthrith, or Aethelthryth), Abbess of Ely, daughter of King Anna of East Anglia. Seen here with two nuns, fleeing from her husband who wanted to consummate their marriage. She founded a monastery at Ely in 673.
Source Cayley Robinson in Saints & their stories
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10000937 - Saint Etheldreda (or Ethelthrith, or Aethelthryth), Abbess of Ely, daughter of King Anna of East Anglia. Seen here with two nuns, fleeing from her husband who wanted to consummate their marriage. She founded a monastery at Ely in 673.

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