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Willibrord [St Willibrord]locked

  • Marios Costambeys


Willibrord [St Willibrord] (657/8–739), missionary, archbishop of the Frisians, and abbot of Echternach, was born in the southern Northumbrian kingdom of Deira, the son of Wilgils and an unnamed mother.

Any account of Willibrord's origins and early life depends entirely on his earliest biographer, ...

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