Walburga, Saint
Walburga, Saint
Fairly lengthy biographical article on this abbess of a double monastery, and author, who died in 777

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  • Walburga, Saint — ▪ Frankish abbess also called  Waldburg,  Walpurgis,  Vaubourg , or  Gauburge  born c. 710, probably in the kingdom of Wessex, England died February 25, 779, Heidenheim, Alemannia [now in Germany]; feast day February 25       abbess and… …   Universalium

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