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===Notable Nuns from [[Period]]===
 
===Notable Nuns from [[Period]]===
 
*[[Wikipedia:Egeria_%28pilgrim%29|Egeria]] (4th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Egeria_%28pilgrim%29|Egeria]] (4th century)
*[[Wikipedia:Scholastica]] (c. 480-543)
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*[[Wikipedia:Scholastica|Scholastica]] (c. 480-543)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Saint_Canna|Canna]] (6th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Saint_Canna|Canna]] (6th century)
*[[Wikipedia:Osyth]] (d. 653)
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*[[Wikipedia:Osyth|Osyth]] (d. 653)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Edburga_of_Bicester|Edburga of Bicester]] (7th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Edburga_of_Bicester|Edburga of Bicester]] (7th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Gertrude_of_Nivelles|Gertrude of Nivelles]] (626-659)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Gertrude_of_Nivelles|Gertrude of Nivelles]] (626-659)
*[[Wikipedia:Austreberta]] (630-704)
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*[[Wikipedia:Austreberta|Austreberta]] (630-704)
*[[Wikipedia:Godeberta]] (c. 640-700)
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*[[Wikipedia:Godeberta|Godeberta]] (c. 640-700)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Milburga_of_Wenlock|Milburga of Wenlock]] (d. 715)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Milburga_of_Wenlock|Milburga of Wenlock]] (d. 715)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Adela_and_Irmina|Adela and Irmina]] (8th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Adela_and_Irmina|Adela and Irmina]] (8th century)
*[[Wikipedia:Alburga]] (d. 810)
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*[[Wikipedia:Alburga|Alburga]] (d. 810)
*[[Wikipedia:Kassia]] (9th century)
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*[[Wikipedia:Kassia|Kassia]] (9th century)
*[[Wikipedia:Hrosvit]] (c. 935-c. 1002)
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*[[Wikipedia:Hrosvit|Hroswitha of Gandersheim]] (c. 935-c. 1002)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Edburga_of_Winchester|Edburga of Winchester]] (d. 960)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Edburga_of_Winchester|Edburga of Winchester]] (d. 960)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Adelaide%2C_Abbess_of_Vilich|Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich]] (c. 970-1015)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Adelaide%2C_Abbess_of_Vilich|Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich]] (c. 970-1015)
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*[[Wikipedia:Agnes_of_Gandersheim|Agnes of Gandersheim]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Agnes_of_Gandersheim|Agnes of Gandersheim]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Agatha%2C_wife_of_Edward_the_Exile|Agatha, wife of Edward the Exile]] (11th century)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Agatha%2C_wife_of_Edward_the_Exile|Agatha, wife of Edward the Exile]] (11th century)
*[[Wikipedia:Elin]] (d. after 1110)
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*[[Wikipedia:Elin|Elin]] (d. after 1110)
*[[Wikipedia:Jutta]] (1091-1136)
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*[[Wikipedia:Jutta|Jutta]] (1091-1136)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Christina_of_Markyate|Christina of Markyate]] (c. 1095-1155)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Christina_of_Markyate|Christina of Markyate]] (c. 1095-1155)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Hildegard_von_Bingen|Hildegard von Bingen]] (1098-1179)
 
*[[Wikipedia:Hildegard_von_Bingen|Hildegard von Bingen]] (1098-1179)

Revision as of 01:54, 11 September 2007

A nun (from the Latin nonna being a female version of nonnus meaning monk) was the female equivalent of a monk. Nuns lived in [convent] and followed a religious life under the authority of an abbess or prioress.

Medieval Orders of Nuns

Notable Nuns from Period