St Æthelthryth [Æþelðryð]; also known as St Ætheldreda or St Audrey
The most famous of the daughters of Anna/Onna. She married
 Tonberht, Prince of the fenland Gyrwe and
 Ecgfrið, prince, later king of Northumbria (670-685).
She was Founding Abbess of Ely. She died and was buried there 679 [23rd June] (HE IV, 19-20).
Her later cult, maintained for centuries by the Abbots and Bishops of Ely, became one of the most powerful in eastern England.
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