St. Waltrude was the daughter of St. Bertille and the sister of St. Aldegondes. She married a lord in the king’s court and had four children. She convinced her husband, St. Vincent of Siognies, to become a monk. St. Waltrude founded a religious community, but she was member and not a leader of the community. She died April 9, 686. She is patron saint of Hainault and Mons in Belgium.