Interred at Dereham church which must have been almost there, her body was found fifty-five years later to be in almost perfect condition.
One hundred and seventy-six years later, there was more building and renovation but the corpse was still doing well. All her limbs were still quite bendy. It was then decided to move her to Ely Cathedral.
She may well have a Holy Well at Dereham.
St. Withburga Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Wihtburh, Withburge, Withburga of Dereham
Birth and Death Dates: ???-743
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 106
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.