November 17 – Hilda of Whitby; Gregory of Tours

Hilda of Whitby (614–680) (aka “Hild”) was the great-niece of King Edwin of Northumbria, and was brought up in Edwin’s court (tennis, not basketball) after her father’s murder. When she was thirteen, she and all Edwin’s court were baptized by Paulinus, one of the missionaries sent to England with (St.) Augustine of Canterbury (May 27)… Continue reading November 17 – Hilda of Whitby; Gregory of Tours