Today In Fact, 19 October

The patron saint of Oxford and Oxford University died this day in 727. Saint Frithuswith or Frideswide was an Anglo-Saxon princess who founded an abbey in Oxford. The abbey was incorporated into Christchurch, one of the colleges of Oxford University and the only college in the World incorporating a cathedral.

– Posted by Douglas Racionzer (serendipiday.blogspot.com)

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