Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia
Date of Birth:
July 7, 1207
Date of Death:
November 17, 1231
She is said to be the great-grandmother of Saint Elizabeth of Portugal.
St. Elizabeth is the patron saint of bakers, countesses, death of children, falsely accused, the homeless, nursing services, tertiaries, widows, and young brides. Her symbols are alms, flowers, bread, the poor, and a pitcher.