Saint Sigrade de Verdun

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Sigrada (Marie) de Verdun

Nicknames: "Sigrée", "Singrada", "Sigrade", "Siagree", "Sigarda", "Sigarde", "Sigrada", "Sigrade D'Alsace", "Sigrade d'Alsace"
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Birthplace: Soissons, Aisne, Picardy, France
Death: Died in Soissons, Aisne, Picardy, France
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Daughter of Ansoud de Dijon and ... of the Alemannians
Wife of Bodilon de Trèves
Mother of Warinus, count of Poitiers; Emnechilde of the Burgundians; Adèle de Trèves, Abbess of Pfalzel; Saint Léger, bishop of Autun and Didon, bishop of Poitiers
Sister of Didon d'Alsace and Athabric d'Alsace

Occupation: Nun at Sainte-Marie in Soissons
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About Sigrada (Marie) de Verdun

St. Sigrada was a sister of Didon, Bishop of Poitiers 656-670. She and her brother might have been descendants of Senator Ansbertus and of Tonantius Ferreolus, who was Consul of Rome in 453.

She was the mother of St. Léger, Bishop of Autun, and St. Guérin. She was shut up in the monastery of Notre Dame de Soissons by Ebroin, who persecuted her family for their faith in Christ. Her goods were confiscated, and her son, Guérin, was stoned to death. Her other son, St. Léger, was thrown into prison, where he was subjected to cruel conditions.

She died shortly after the martyrdom of her sons.

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Soissons, Aisne, Picardy, France
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Autun, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France
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Metz, Nievre, Bourgogne, France
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