Person:Gertrude of Nivelles (1)

Gertrude of Nivelles
d.17 Mar 659
Facts and Events
Name[2] Gertrude of Nivelles
Alt Name St Gertrude de Landen, Abbess of Nivelles
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 626 Landen, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
Alt Birth? Abt 626 of, Landen, Austrasia, France
Death? 17 Mar 659
Burial? Nivelles, Brabant Wallon, Wallonia, Belgium
Reference Number[1] Q235619?


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Gertrude of Nivelles, O.S.B. (also spelled Geretrude, Geretrudis, Gertrud; c. 628 – March 17, 659) was a 7th-century abbess who, with her mother Itta, founded the Abbey of Nivelles located in present-day Belgium.

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References
  1. Gertrude of Nivelles, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. "of Nivelles" is not a name, Surnames in this time period are an anachronism, She is simply St. Gertrude. The fact that she was Abbess of the Benedictine monastery of Nivelles does not make that her name.--Scot 12:10, 6 January 2009 (EST)