|Saint Æbbe of Coldingham|
|Died||April 2, 870
Coldingham Monastery, Scotland
For the earlier Abbess of Coldingham, see Æbbe the Elder.
She is best known for a Pyrrhic act of self-mutilation to avoid rape by Viking invaders: according to a ninth-century chronicle, she took a razor and cut off her nose in front of the nuns, who followed her example.
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