S. Osberga
Community ID
 
813
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Osburga, S. Mary, Coventry
 
Town
 
Coventry
 
Diocese
 
Coventry
 
Region
 
Warwickshire
 
Medieval Location
 
At the site of a cathedral priory in Coventry founded in 1102 and dedicated to S. Osberga who is buried at the site in S. Nicholas' church yard (Dugdale)
 
Modern Location
 
Coventry
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
700 or earlier
 
Foundation Information
 

The community of S. Osberga, 7th century virgin saint, was founded in 1102 (or possibly 1016 according to A Menology of England and Wales: or, Brief memorials of the ancient British and English saints arranged according to the calendar, together with the martyrs of the 16th and 17th centuries;137)on the site of the cathedral priory.

 
Notable Heads
 

S. Osburga, before 700.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

VCH, Warwickshire 2:57, only reference to date.

 
Admin. Notes
 

From Assests/Property Field: (traditionally): des Danes, 1016??

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Contributors Notes
 

Coventry Lieciester Diocese

 
Date Started
 
700
 
Length
 
436