Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

Also known as Aethelthryth, Audrey, Awdrey, Æðelþryð, Æthelthryth, Ethelreda

Patron Saint of Sore Throats

Saxon princess in East Anglia.

She built a monastery on the West bank of the River Ouse where she ruled as abbess until she died of plague.

Her specialist subject is the cure of sore throats, and a blessing to mark the subject is held every year at the church named after her in Ely Place, London.

St. Etheldreda Facts and Figures

Name: Etheldreda
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aethelthryth, Audrey, Awdrey, Æðelþryð, Æthelthryth, Ethelreda

Gender: Female
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 630-679
Celebration or Feast Day: June 23rd

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1676

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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