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Saint Willibrord

Saint Willibrord

Birth
Death 7 Nov 739 (aged 80–81)
Burial Echternach, Canton d'Echternach, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg
Plot Crypt
Memorial ID 20421 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint. He was born in the north of England, he converted, traveled to Ireland and then became the "Bishop of the Frisians", which is the present Netherlands where he built a cathedral. He founded the monastery at Echternach, Luxembourg; made numerous conversions to Christianity in travels and was honored with being a saint almost immediately upon his death.

Bio by: Linda Davis


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20421
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Willibrord (c.658–7 Nov 739), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20421, citing Saint Willibrord's Basilica, Echternach, Canton d'Echternach, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg ; Maintained by Find A Grave .