Milburg (d. 722?)

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Milburg (d. 722?)

English saint and abbess. Name variations: Mildburga or Mildburh. Died around 722; daughter of Merowald or Merwald, king of Mercia, and Ermenburga, the abbess of Minster; sister of Mildgyth and Saint Mildred.

Saint Milburg, daughter of Merowald, king of Mercia, and Ermenburga , the abbess of Minster, built a nunnery at Winwick or Wenlock in 680 which was restored by the earl of Shrewsbury in 1080. Milburg is reputed to have been a miracle worker. Her feast day is February 23.

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