|Abbess and foundress|
possibly Toul, France
|Roman Catholic Church|
Cured of blindness while still a child by Saint Eustace of Luxeuil, she was twice married, first to a man who died after two months and then to a nobleman, Blandinus, a close counselor of King Dagobert. She had five children, Saretrude, Ebana, Anstrudis, Eustasius (died in infancy), and Baldwin (Baudoin). Her husband Blandinus and two of her children, Baldwin (feast day October 16) and Anstrudis, became saints. Sadalberga's brother was Saint Bodo (d. 670). After some years, she and Blandinus agreed mutually to separate and assume contemplative lives. He became a hermit and she went into a nunnery at Poulangey.
Salaberga was subsequently foundress of the convent of St. John the Baptist at Laon. One of her kinsman had been bishop there, and his successor supported her efforts. She died there c. 665, bequeathing the convent leadership to her daughter, Anstrudis.
- Alban Butler, Paul Burns, Butler's Lives of the Saints (Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000), 208.
- Le Jan, Regine. "Convents, Violence and Competition for Power on Francia", Topographies of Power in the Early Middle Ages, (Frans Theuws, Mayke B. de Jong, and Carine Van Rhijn eds.), p. 250, BRILL, 2001, ISBN 9789004117341
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