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Saint Erkenwald

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Saint. Also known as Ercenwald, Earconwald, Eorcenwald and Erconwald. Born at Lindsey, Lincolnshire. He helped establish two Benedictine abbeys; Chertsey Abbey for men and Barking Abbey for women. His sister, Aethelburg, was abbess of Barking, while he served as abbot at Chertsey. Bishop of London 675 - 693. His remains were interred in the old St Paul's Cathedral.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Saint Erkenwald

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