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Feastday: July 31

Death: 12th century


Martyred noblewoman of Sweden, executed for the murder of her son in law and then proven innocent. When her husband died, Helen gave away her possessions and made a pilgrimage to Rome. Upon her return, she was falsely accused of murder of murder and executed. It was proven that servants did the actual deed. Miracles were reported at Helen's tomb. She was canonized in 1165.


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