Lord Egremont rescued her and she asked him for a patch of land to establish a nunnery.
Not too keen on this idea, he declared she could have all the land which was covered in snow on Midsummer’s Day.
Guess what — she got her nunnery. All thanks to the power or prayer. Nothing like a ‘let it snow’ miracle.
Variations of her name include Bez and Bee. The town of St Bees is named after her, but to be honest we think Bez is a much cooler name. Innit?
Her Feast Day is usually given as 31st October but there is some confusion over the matter in ancient registers. Still, Halloween is at least easy to remember.
St. Bega Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bega of Egremont
Birth and Death Dates: ???-???
Celebration or Feast Day: October 31st
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 85
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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