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Seaxburg (Wuffinga) Kent (abt. 0620 - aft. 0695)

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Seaxburg (Saint Seaxburg) "of the East Anglians, of Ely" Kent formerly Wuffinga aka Ely
Born about in East Anglia, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Ely, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jul 2011
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Categories: Saints | Wuffingas.

Seaxburg of East Anglia (620/30 - after 695)[1]

alias: Saint Seaxburh of Ely; Sexburga, Sexburgha[1] House: Wuffingas[2]



Father: Anna of East Anglia (d. 654)[2]

Mother: UNKNOWN 1st wife[3]


m. (640/5) Eorcenberht (Earconbert) of Kent[4][5]

  • Ecgberht, King of Kent
  • Hlothhere, King of Kent
  • Saint Eorcengota, nun at Faremoutiers Abbey
  • Saint Ermenilda, Abbess at Ely.


After Eorcenberht's death, Seaxburh reigned as regent for Hlothhere for more than 30 years.[3]


  • Catholic
  • Founder of Kent's first abbey.[4]
  • Founded abbey of Minster-in-Sheppey


MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.

  1. The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Sexburgha
  2. Public Member Trees. Alias: Uffing
  3. Writing Women Saints in Anglo-Saxon England. Paul Szarmach (2013). Google Books.
  4. for women at Milton

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