Betrothed to the King of Sicily she settled for saintly virginity and promptly grew a miraculous beard to gain a swift rejection.
Her furious father promptly had her crucified. She may feature in a nursery rhyme about a nutmeg tree. If so we have no idea why.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "WILGEFORTIS: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 29 August 2014.