in rural Nottinghamshire  

St Radegund

St Radegund's day is 13th August

She was a truly remarkable woman, for a full history and account of her life, follow this link St Radegund ...>

'Around 552, Radegund, after fleeing the court of her husband Clothaire of Thuringia, established the Convent of Our Lady of Poitiers. Living under the Rule of Caesaria of Arles, the cloistered sisters were required to be able to read and write, and to devote several hours of the day to reading the scriptures and copying manuscripts, as well as such traditionally female tasks as weaving and needlework'. University of Cambridge web site.

For further information follow this link with regards to the history of
St Radegund at Jesus College, Cambridge ...>

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