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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Ursula, st.

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Virgin saint and martyr, daughter of a British king; sought in marriage by a heathen prince, whom she accepted on condition that he became a Christian and that he would wait three years till she and her 11,000 maidens accomplished a pilgrimage to Rome; this pilgrimage being accomplished, on their return to Cologne they were set upon and all save her slain by a horde of Huns, who reserved her as a bride to Etzel, their king, on the refusal of whose hand she was transfixed by an arrow, and thereby set free from all earthly bonds; is very often represented in art with arrows in her hands, and sometimes with a mantle and a group of small figures under it, her martyred sisters.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ursula, st.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/u/ursula-st.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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