Sæthryth

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For the 9th century Mercian queen, see Beorhtwulf of Mercia.

Saint Sæthryth (Old English: Sǣþrȳð; fl. 660s), also called Sedrido, Sethrida or Saethrid, was the stepdaughter of king Anna of East Anglia, who became a Benedictine nun at the abbey of Faremoutiers-en-Brie, Gaul under its foundress Saint Burgundofara, whom she succeeded as abbess.[1] Saints Seaxburh, Ethelburga, Etheldreda and Withburga were half-sisters.[2]

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Her feast day is January 7, formerly January 10.[1][3]

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