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Saint Hedda
Birth: unknown
Death: c. 870

Roman Catholic Saint. He served as the Benedictine abbot of Peterborough, England. About AD 870, an invading force of Danes swept through coastal England. The community of Benedictines at Peterborough, said to have numbered 84, was wiped out by the raiders. Hedda was declared martyr and canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. In the late Middle Ages the grave of Hedda and his companions was covered with the so called "Hedda stone." Holes were cut in it to place candles for saying Mass. Seventeenth-century visitors developed a habit of putting their fingers in the holes when they visited the site. He is also known as Haeddi of Peterborough.
 (bio by: Iola) 
 
Burial:
Glastonbury Abbey
Glastonbury
Mendip District
Somerset, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: girlofcelje (inactive)
Record added: Apr 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10793250
Saint Hedda
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013
May you and your fellow martyrs rest in Peace with the Lord, Hedda. See you all in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Feb. 26, 2011
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