Saint Sæthryth (Old English: Sǣþrȳð; fl. 660s), also called Sedrido, Sethrida or Saethrid, was the stepdaughter of king Anna of East Anglia.[1]

Sæthryth was sent to the Abbey of Faremoutiers in Brie to be educated, and became a Benedictine nun, under its foundress Saint Burgundofara, whom she succeeded as abbess. Saints Seaxburh, Ethelburga, Etheldreda and Withburga were half-sisters.[2]

Feast DayEdit

Her feast day is January 7, formerly January 10.[3][4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Wragg, Stefany. Early English Queens, 650–850, Taylor & Francis, 2022, p. 222 ISBN 9781000595222
  2. ^ Feast day List - St. Saethryth - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
  3. ^ Saint of the Day, July 7: Sethrida (Saethryth) Retrieved 2012-03-05.
  4. ^ Feast day List - February - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

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