Title: Saint

Alternate names/spellings: Bridget; Bride

Dates: 1303 - 1373 () 

Queen of Sweden and mother of eight children including St Catherine of Sweden, Birgitta was devoted to mystic piety, especially after her husband’s death in 1344, when she founded the Brigittines or Order of St Savior. She recorded her visions and revelations, and is also thought to be the author of several prayers. For more information, see: