Medieval Women Saints - Britain
Bertha of Paris
Bertha is considered a saint for her role in converting the Anglo-Saxons of England to Christianity.
Christina of Markyate
It took a lot of courage to resist the pressures of family and culture in the 12th century, but Christine of Markyate was a young girl who not only resisted, she succeeded -- and founded a community of women religious and influenced several key monastic figures in English history.
Saint Edith of Polesworth
Daughter of England's Edward the Elder, Edith became a nun and abbess after her husband died.
Saint Edith of Wilton
Illegitimate daughter of King Edgar the Elder by a nun he kidnapped from Wilton Abbey, she was raised at the convent and may later have become its abbess.
Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich biography - a profile of Julian of Norwich, perhaps the most famous medieval British saint (though never canonized by Rome).
Saint Margaret of Scotland
A biographical profile of Margaret of Scotland, Saint Margaret, patroness of Scotland, and a princess of England before the Norman invasion.