Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. HEDWIG

Christian Saint

Also known as HEDWIGES, Hedwig of Silesia

Duchess of Poland married to Duke Henry of Silesia

After six children she not surprisingly took a vow of abstinence and got the Duke interested in founding and building the great Monastery at Trebnitz.

This took fifteen years using petty criminals as laborers in the first Community Service Project. Meanwhile she became steadily holier, going barefoot and never changing her habit.

Sadly her eldest son, the next in line for Dukedom, was killed trying to keep invading Tartars at bay. She was forced to flee to a fortress at Chrosne and was never able to return.

St. Hedwig Facts and Figures

Name: Hedwig
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: HEDWIGES, Hedwig of Silesia

Gender: Female
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-1243
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 77

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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