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Feastday: July 9

Death: 7th century


Benedictine abbess and disciple of St. Wilfrid of York, England, sometimes called Averil. She was a noblewoman of Wessex who received the veil from St. Wilfrid. He also gave her a place called "the Bishop's Farm", where she became abbess of a large community. Her companions were Sts. Bega and Wulfreda.


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