9/16/2021 – St. Edith of Wilton

Saint Edith of Wilton was an English nun, a daughter of Edgar the Peaceful, king of England (r. 959–975). She was born between 961 and 964 and died on 16 September in a year between 984 and 987.[3] Following her death in 984, she became the patron saint of her community at Wilton Abbey in Wiltshire and churches were dedicated to her in Wiltshire and in other parts of Anglo-Saxon England. Her biography was written by Goscelin and her feast day is on 16 September.

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