Hedwig, Saint

Hedwig, Saint
Hedwig, Saint
Duchess of Silesia, aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Hedwig married Henry I, and was the mother of seven. Upon her husband's death, she entered a Cistercian monastery. Died 1243

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