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St. Christina of Markyate

Christina of Markyate was born with the name Theodora in Huntingdon, England, about 1096–1098 and died about 1155. She was an anchoress, who came from a wealthy English family trying to accommodate with the Normans at that time. She later became the prioress of a community of nuns. Christina was born c. 1100 into a prosperous East Anglian family. Auti, her father, is likely to have...
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