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of Kildare (Bridget. Brigit, Brighid, Bride; ca. 453–523). Patron saint of Ireland; child of a bondmaid and a prince of Ulster; freed from parental control by King of Ulster. she founded Kildare and 3 other monasteries: remains placed beside those of Patrick and Columba.

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