Willibrord 1 (Male) Missionary; archbishop of the Frisians, 695-739; abbot of Echternach, 697/698-739
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (37)
... Uilbrordum (1)
 Bede.HE  iii.13
... cognomine Clementem ... (1)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566
Clemens (2)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
 LiberPontificalis  vol. I, p. 376, l. 16: Sergius I, 16
Clemens Uuillibrordus (1)
 Willibrord.Cal  13
Uilbrord (2)
 Bede.HE  v.10
 Bede.HE  v.19
Uilbrord, cognomento Clemens (1)
 Bede.HE  v.11
Uilbrordus (1)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566
Uuilbrordus (1)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  1037
Wilbrord (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Wilbrord et alio nomine Clemens uocatus (1)
 Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
Wilbrordus (7)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.13
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  22
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 138 line 21)
 Alcuin.Carm.4  24
Wilbrordus Clemens (1)
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  44
Wilibrordus (1)
 Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.16
Willibrordus (16)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  26
 Bede.Mart  181.B.2
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Anon.VitLebuini   
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Tit.
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.1
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.2
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.9
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.31
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.32
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  1
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  2
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 Alcuin.Ep  120
Personal Information (102)
ethnicity (2)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566 ([Willibrord 1] was from Britain from the people of the English.)
 Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235 (a Saxon)
intellectual (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr    (wise in counsel)
moral (6)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  1037 (outstanding)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3 (he was less than no-one in eagerness, second to none in the practice of humility, inferior to none in his zeal for reading; but the boy [sc. Willibrord 1] advanced daily in good habits in order to transcend the tender year of his boyhood through the dignity of his behaviour, and he became very old in his judgment who was slight and fragile physically.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5 (outstanding man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17 (he was very gentle-natured)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (joyful of heart, [...] agreeable in speech, composed in his habits)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (his endurance)
physical (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (appropriate in stature, honourable in appearance, graceful in form )
piety (12)
 Bede.HE  v.10 (outstandingly eminent as a priest both in rank and merit)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 2 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9 (herald of truth)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11 (herald of truth)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  15 (servant of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20 (servant of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  22 (His [sc. God's] servant)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (what great energy he had in preaching the Gospel of Christ and what kind of Divine Grace assisted him in the task of preaching)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25 (servant of God)
 Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235 (of wondrous holiness and self-denial)
 Alcuin.Carm.4  24 (father)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (For that holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] was outstanding in every merit [...]active in every work of God.)
psychological (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4 (advancing as a young man in all moderation and most blessed probity of behaviour up to the twentieth year of his life, he was inflamed by an ardour for a difficult life and stimulated by a love of travel abroad)
reputation (5)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566 (venerable man)
 Bede.HE  v.19 (most reverend)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24 (venerable man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14 (venerable man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31 (venerable)
saintly status (72)
 Bede.HE  iii.13 (saintly)
 Anon.VitLebuini    (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Tit. (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.1 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.2 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.4 (devout)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.5 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.6 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.7 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.8 (pious preacher of the Gospel of Christ)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.9 (blessed)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.12 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.13 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.18 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.20 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.23 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.24 (venerable father)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.25 (holy father)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.27 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.30 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.31 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.32 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  2 (holy father ... foretellings of his Divine election in the womb of his mother (Anonymi 1136))
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  2 (born of religious parents)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  2 (blessed father)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7 ([Sergius 1] recognised in him [sc. Willibrord 1] the fervour of his faith, the devotion of his religious belief, the fullness of his wisdom ...)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11 (servant of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14 (His [sc. God's] servant)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14 (man of God fervent with zeal)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16 (man filled with God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16 (His saint)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  18 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20 (peaceful man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21 (blessed)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21 (the man of God hasty [sc. in response to requests])
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  22 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23 (the man beloved of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (His secret conduct in vigils and prayers, in fasting and the singing of psalms, may indeed be understood from the holiness of his life and the manifestation of his miracles.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (That holy man leading all the days of his life in Divine work, beloved by God and pleasing to all the people)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25 (man of God)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  26 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  27 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  28 (God's saint)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  28 (His holy servant)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  29 (blessed)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  29 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  30 (holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31 (this holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31 (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 138 line 21) (holy)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 139 lines 26-9) ([The Lord], Who has given to us such a teacher of life, an instructor in justice, the author of our concord, who has gathered us into this most sacred sheepfold and taught us with the guidance of his piety.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 line 5) (this most holy man)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 line 7) (... from his infancy through faith he [sc. Willibrord 1] strove to please God.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 lines 7-9) (For with fervent faith he [sc. Willibrord 1] left fatherland, family and friends for the love of God; he showed contempt for earthly things in order that he might acquire heavenly ones. Therefore he found the great fruit of his labour.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 lines 13-16) (He [sc. Willibrord 1] did not spare himself: he made contact with wild people should by chance find the purple crown of martyrdom. God saved him on account of the salvation of many, inasmuch as he was honoured with the greater glory of preaching than if he were crowned by martyrdom alone. He has rested in peace who laboured in hope.)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 line 18) (most blessed priest of Christ)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 141 line 12) (most holy teacher)
 Alcuin.Ep  120 (most holy)
 Alcuin.Carm.4  24 (the holy places of father Willibrord 1)
stated health (2)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24 (he was becoming infirm)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.14 (struck by a sword, he yet was not wounded)
Education (7)
 Willibrord 1 was brought up at Ripon.: Stephen.VitWilfridi  26
 The parents [sc. Anonymous 379 and Wilgils 2] handed the boy Willibrord 1 over to the brethren of Ripon (Anonymi 1136) to be educated. : Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
 His father [sc. Wilgils 2] gave him [sc. Willibrord 1] to the brethren of the church of Ripon (Anonymi 1136) to be educated in religious studies and sacred letters.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 He was advancing as a young man in sacred learning up to the twentieth year of his life.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
 The devout young man [sc. Willibrord 1] went to Ireland for the sake of learning.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.4
 There [sc. in Ireland] Willibrord 1 was educated for twelve years amongst distinguished teachers in pious religion and sacred reading.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
 from the start of his boyhood it was granted both that he was advancing in his understanding and forceful in his conduct as far as was appropriate to his years.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Office (33)
Archbishop (8)
 Bede.HE  iii.13 (archbishop of the Frisians)
 Bede.HE  v.11 (archbishop of the Frisians)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Tit.
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.6
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 LiberPontificalis  vol. I, p. 376, l. 16: Sergius I, 16 (archbishop of the Frisians)
Bishop (22)
 Anon.VitCuthberti  iv.16
 Bede.VitCuthbertiPr  44 (Bishop of the Frisians)
 Stephen.VitWilfridi  26 (By the grace of God bishop)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566 (Bishop to the Frisian people)
 Bede.Mart  181.B.2
 Bede.HE  v.11
 Bede.HE  v.19
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Alcuin.VersEubor  1037
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.9
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13 (Bishop of Utrecht)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  29
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 line 18)
 Alcuin.Ep  120
 Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
 Willibrord.Cal  13
Cleric (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Priest (2)
 Bede.HE  v.10
 Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
Occupation (12)
Missionary (1)
 Alcuin.VersEubor  1037-8 and cf. 1011-13
Monk (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Preacher (8)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.8
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.13
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
Teacher (2)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 141 line 12)
Status (4)
Adolescens (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.4
Dominus (1)
 Willibrord.Cal  13
Peregrinus (1)
 Bede.ChronMaior  529.566
Puer (1)
 Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
Personal Relationship (30)
~ Companion (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (5)
 Anonymi 1151: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Anonymi 1167: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  15
 Anonymi 1168: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  15
 Anonymi 1171: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  19
 Anonymi 1172: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
~ Descendant (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Anonymi 1175: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
~ Disciple (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (6)
 Anonymi 762: of Willibrord 1: Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Marchelmus 1: of Willibrord 1: Anon.VitLebuini  3
 Anonymous 384: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.26
 Anonymous 384: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  26
 Anonymi 1179: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23
 Anonymi 763: of Willibrord 1: Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
~ Father (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibrord 1 (5)
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.1
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.31
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.Ep  120
Willibrord 1 Father (Honorific kinship) of ~ (3)
 of Anonymi 1140: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.19
 of Anonymi 1180: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 of Aldberht 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
~ Fellow worker (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Anonymi 1166: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
~ Friend (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (2)
 Anonymous 397: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  19
 Anonymous 397: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  19
~ Helper (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Anonymi 762: of Willibrord 1: Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
~ Mother (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibrord 1 (2)
 Anonymous 379: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.2
 Anonymous 379: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  2
~ Parent (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibrord 1 (2)
 Wilgils 2: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
 Anonymous 379: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
Willibrord 1 Son (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Wilfrid 2: Stephen.VitWilfridi  26
~ Successor (General relationship) of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Aldberht 1: of Willibrord 1: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
Possession (2)
 The monasterium of the holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] which is called Echternach: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
 A gold cross which the holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] customarily carried with him on a journey: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  30
Event (129)
Absolution (1)
 Willibrord 1.forgiveness of Anonymous 382: [Willibrord 1] forgave [Anonymous 382] again.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.20
Animal-tending (1)
 Willibrord 1.ordering of slaughter of animals on Fositesland: [Willibrord 1] also ordered that the animals feeding on that land [sc. at Fositesland] be slaughtered as food for themselves (Anonymi 1163).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
Appointment - ecclesiastical (2)
 Charles 1 Martel.appointment of Willibrord 1 as preacher to Frisians (Anonymi 1152): Charles 1 Martel gave Willibrord 1 as a preacher to them [sc. the Frisians] (Anonymi 1152).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.13
 Willibrord 1.appointment as bishop of Utrecht: Willibrord 1 was appointed as preacher to that people [sc. the Frisians] (Anonymi 1152), with the fort at Utrecht as episcopal see.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of archbishop (3)
 Pippin 1.ordering that [Willibrord 1] be consecrated an archbishop: Pippin 1 directed that the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] be consecrated as an archbishop.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.6
 Sergius 1.archiepiscopal consecration of Beorhtwald 6 and Willibrord 1: Sergius 1 ordained Beorhtwald 6 as archbishop of Britain, and Willibrord 1 for the race of the Frisians.: LiberPontificalis  vol. I, p. 376, lines 15-16: Sergius I, 16
 Sergius 1.consecration of Willibrord 1 as archbishop: On the appointed day [Sergius 1] consecrated [Willibrord 1] as archbishop.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7 (695)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of bishop (5)
 Pippin 1.ordering that [Willibrord 1] be consecrated an archbishop: [Pippin 1] decided to send [Willibrord 1] to Rome so that he might be consecrated into the honour of the highest sacerdotal rank by Sergius 1.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6
 Sergius 1.episcopal consecration of Willibrord 1: Sergius 1 ordained Willibrord 1 bishop: Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
 Sergius 1.ordination of Willibrord 1 as bishop of the Frisians: Sergius 1 ordained Willibrord 1 to be bishop to the Frisian people.: Bede.ChronMaior  529.566
 Willibrord 1.appointment as bishop of Utrecht: Willibrord 1 was appointed as preacher to that people [sc. the Frisians] (Anonymi 1152), with the fort at Utrecht as episcopal see.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
 Willibrord 1.episcopal consecration: 11 kalends of December [= 21 November]: consecration of our lord Clemens [Willibrord 1].: Willibrord.Cal  13
Baptism (5)
 Willibrord 1.baptism: His Father [sc. Wilgils 2] gave the name of Willibrord 1 to him when he was reborn at the sacred font of baptism.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 Willibrord 1.baptism of Pippin 2: [Willibrord 1] baptized Pippin 2.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23
 Willibrord 1.baptism of thirty boys (Anonymi 1159): On the journey [sc. to the Franks (Anonymi 1160)] [Willibrord 1] washed them (Anonymi 1159) in the fountain of life after catechizing them.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Willibrord 1.baptism of three men in fountain at Fositesland: Willibrord 1 baptized three men in the spring [at Fositesland].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
 Willibrord 1.preaching when appointed to Utrecht: Having accepted the greater opportunity for evangelizing, [Willibrord 1] tried to wash that people [sc. the Frisians (Anonymi 1152)] clean with the sacred sword of baptism.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
Begging (1)
 Anonymi 1139.begging from passersby: The holy priest of God [sc. Willibrord 1] making a journey in a certain place saw twelve poor men (Anonymi 1139) begging, asking for some consolation from those passing by.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17
Birth (1)
 Anonymous 379.birth of Willibrord 1: In the fullness of time the woman (Anonymous 379) gave birth to a son [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Blessing (4)
 Anonymi 1140.drinking to satiety after a blessing from Willibrord 1: Forty men (Anonymi 1140) drank their fill from four portable barrels after a blessing from the father [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.19
 Willibrord 1.blessing of four barrels which provided wine for forty men (Anonymi 1140): Through the blessing of Willibrord 1 [God] had once deemed it worthy for forty men (Anonymi 1140) to fill themselves from four barrels.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 Willibrord 1.return to Pippin 1: [Willibrord 1], having received the blessing of the apostolic authority [sc. Sergius 1], returned to the dux of the Franks [sc. Pippin 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Willibrord 1.rise of wine in tun after his blessing: After a blessing from the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1], wine rose in a tun.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.18
Book circulating/making/reading/translating/writing (2)
 Alcuin 1.composition of Life of St Willibrord: I [sc. Alcuin 1] wrote this account of the most holy father and outstanding teacher Willibrord 1 at Beornrad 1's command.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  1
 Alcuin 1.composition of poem for various Continental recipients: Alcuin 1 composed the present poem sent from Britain to the mouth of the Rhine, whence he hoped it would reach various named recipients.: Alcuin.Carm.4  1-81
Burial (1)
 Willibrord 1.burial: The body of the holy father [sc. Willibrord 1] was buried in a sarcophagus.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.25
Church-going (1)
 Willibrord 1.establishing of monastic congregations: Testimony of the fruit [Willibrord 1] were the congregations of servants of God (Anonymi 1158) which he assembled in other places.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (6)
 Willibrord 1.building of Echternach: [Willibrord 1] built the monasteriium of Echternach.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24
 Willibrord 1.building of church of Holy Trinity: The church of the aforementioned monasterium [sc. Echternach] Willibrord 1 built and dedicated to the Holy Trinity.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25
 Willibrord 1.building of churches: On accepting the inherited properties [of Anonymi 1165], [Willibrord 1] had soon ordered churches to be built on them.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
 Willibrord 1.dedication of the church of St Mary in Uaedritlaeum: 26 May: dedication of the church of St Paul: Willibrord.Cal  7
 Willibrord 1.dedication of the church of St Paul in Rumleos: 29 May: dedication of the church of St Paul: Willibrord.Cal  7
 Willibrord 1.pastoral activities: Willibrord 1 built a church in the place that Pippin 1 gave him for his episcopal see, and preached the word of faith far and wide. He also built a number of churches throughout those districts and established several monasteries.: Bede.HE  v.11
Conspiracy/intent to murder (2)
 Radbod 1.seeking of decision by lot: Inflamed by a great rage, [Radbod 1] cast lots for three days but did not receive a lot expressing condemnation.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
 Willibrord 1.uninjured by a sword blow: Incensed, [Anonymous 407] struck with a sword the head of [Willibrord 1] as if to avenge the injury to his god. Willibrord 1 sustained no wound from that blow.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
Conversation (1)
 Willibrord 1-Boniface 5.conversation: Willibrord 1 decided to appoint an assistant and summoned Boniface 5, who refused such an appointment as he felt unworthy for it and had not reached the canonical age of 50: Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, pp. 24-6 (721)
Conversion (3)
 Hewald 2 and Hewald 1.attempt to convert the pagan Saxons: Hewald 2 and Hewald 1 went to convert the pagan Saxons.: Alcuin.VersEubor  1044--51
 Willibrord 1.conversion of the Frisians: Amongst the people of the Frisians Willibrord 1 was making up to the present day innumerable daily losses for the Devil and increases for the Christian faith.: Bede.ChronMaior  529.566
 Willibrord 1.conversion of throngs of people (Anonymi 1184): Willibrord 1 converted throngs of people (Anonymi 1184).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  32 (p. 140 lines 9-13)
Death/dying (2)
 Anonymous 407.death after possession by an demoniacal spirit: On the same day [as he was freed by Willibrord 1] Anonymous 407 was seized by a demoniacal spirit and on the third day ended unhappily his miserable life.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
 Willibrord 1.death: [Willibrord 1] migrated from this pilgrimage to the eternal fatherland on the sixth of November.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24 (739)
Disputing/dispute-settling (1)
 Willibrord 1-Anonymous 382.altercation over grazing horses: As a result of a dispute with Willibrord 1, Anonymous 382 was unable to quench his thirst.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
Dreaming/seeing vision/revelation (2)
 Anonymi 1180.visions of light and perceptions of sweet perfume: Many of the brothers (Anonymi 1180) assert that they have seen a remarkable light and perceived a very pleasant fragrance with the sweetest smell on the bed on which he [sc. Willibrord 1] returned his soul to the Creator.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  26
 Anonymous 384.revelation of death of Willibrord 1: To one of [Willibrord 1's] disciples (Anonymous 384) his death was revealed.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.26
Drinking (3)
 Anonymi 1139.nourishing themselves from an earthen jar: Willibrord 1 instructed Anonymous 395 to take and share his special barrel with the poor men (Anonymi 1139). After the twelve drank their fill, it was found to be as full as before.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17
 Anonymi 1140.drinking to satiety after a blessing from Willibrord 1: Forty men (Anonymi 1140) drank their fill from four portable barrels after a blessing from the father [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.19
 Willibrord 1.blessing of four barrels which provided wine for forty men (Anonymi 1140): Through the blessing of Willibrord 1 [God] had once deemed it worthy for forty men (Anonymi 1140) to fill themselves from four barrels.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
Eating (1)
 Anonymi 1139.nourishing themselves from an earthen jar: Twelve poor people (Anonymi 1139) nourished themselves from [Willibrord 1's] portable barrel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.17
Education/teaching (4)
 Anonymous 379-Wilgils 2.handing over of Willibrord 1 to Anonymi 1136 for education: The parents [sc. Anonymous 379 and Wilgils 2] handed Willibrord 1 over to the brethren of Ripon (Anonymi 1136) for instruction. : Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.3
 Wilgils 2.giving of Willibrord 1 to brothers of Ripon (Anonymi 1136): As soon as the infant [sc. Willibrord 1] had been weaned, his father [sc. Wilgils 2] handed him to the brethren of the church of Ripon (Anonymi 1136 13) to be taught in religious studies and sacred letters.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 Willibrord 1.rearing at Ripon: He [sc. Willibrord 1] was brought up amongst other young men (Anonymi 1148) of that most sacred monasterium [sc. Ripon].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 Willibrord 1.residency [in Ireland] for twelve years: There [sc. in Ireland] for twelve years [Willibrord 1] was educated.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
Embassy (1)
 Willibrord 1.journey to Rome: With an embassy (Anonymi 1154) and gifts worthy of the apostolic authority [i.e., the pope], [Willibrord 1] went to Rome.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6
Episcopal see, acquisition/institution/division/merge (1)
 Willibrord 1.creation of episcopal see at Trier: After some time through the gift of God and with the growth of the Word of faith Willibrord 1 had his episcopal see in [the castellum at Trier].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
Excommunication (1)
 Willibrord 1. excommunication of Anonymous 382: A certain rich man (Anonymous 382) was excommunicated by the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.20
Exorcism (1)
 Willibrord 1.release of home of Anonymous 383 from demoniacal illusion: Willibrord 1 in response to a request from Anonymous 383 freed his household (Anonymi 1177) from the testing of a demoniacal illusion.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  22
Grant and Gift (3)
 Anonymi 1165.gifts of property to Willibrord 1: With the fervour of their faith aroused, very many (Anonymi 1165) began to offer their inherited property to the man of God [sc. Willibord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
 Sergius 1.giving of relics, etc., to Willibrord 1: Whatever Willibrord 1 wanted or asked for, either in the way of relics or in ecclesiastical objects, [Sergius 1] readily handed to him.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
 Willibrord 1.journey to Rome: With an embassy (Anonymi 1154) and gifts worthy of the apostolic authority [i.e., the pope], [Willibrord 1] went to Rome.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6
Healing (5)
 Anonymi 1142.healing from oil poured at body of [Willibrord 1]: The infirm (Anonymi 1142) were healed through the pouring of oil glistening on the body of the holy man [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.27
 Anonymous 385.healing at remains [of Willibrord 1]: Anonymous 385 was placed near the coffin containing his [sc. Willibrord 1's] remains, where she was healed.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  28
 Anonymous 385.healing of paralysed woman at body [of Willibrord 1]: A certain paralysed woman (Anonymous 385) was healed at his [sc. Willibrord 1's] body.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.28
 Anonymous 386.healing at body of [Willibrord 1]: An infirm young man (Anonymous 385) led by the hands of his friends (Anonymi 1183) to the body of the blessed bishop [sc. Willibrord 1] was suddenly healed in the presence of all looking on.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  29
 Willibrord 1.continued miracles and healings at Echternach: There [sc. at the monasterium at Echternach] miracles and acts of healing have not ceased to take place at the relics of the holy priest of God up to the present day.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24
Hospitality (2)
 Acca 3-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: On their way to Rome, Acca 3 and Wilfrid 2 stayed with Willibrord 1.: Bede.HE  iii.13
 Sergius 1.reception of Willibrord 1: Assured by the friendly admonition, [Sergius 1] received [Willibrord 1] with great rejoicing and the greatest honour.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
Hostility (1)
 Pippin 1.reception of Willibrord 1: Pippin 1 received [Willibrord 1] with every honour.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
Illness/demonic seizure/madness (1)
 Anonymous 407.death after possession by an demoniacal spirit: On the same day [as he was freed by Willibrord 1] Anonymous 407 was seized by a demoniacal spirit and on the third day ended unhappily his miserable life.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
Insulting (1)
 Anonymous 393.abuse of Willibrord 1: Seeing [Willibrord 1 walking through the cornfields], the guardian (Anonymous 393), driven to excessive anger, began to swear at the man of God.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  15
Interrogation (1)
 Radbod 1.questioning of Willibrord 1: Radbod 1 demanded that Willibrord 1 explain his actions, to which the latter made a robust response.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
Invention/authorisation of relics (1)
 Anonymi 1180.visions of light and perceptions of sweet perfume: Many of the brothers (Anonymi 1180) assert that they have seen a remarkable light and perceived a very pleasant fragrance with the sweetest smell on the bed on which he [sc. Willibrord 1] returned his soul to the Creator.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  26
Invitation (1)
 Anonymi 1141.request through Anonymi 1174 to Willibrord 1 to come to them: Hearing that the holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] was coming there [sc. to Echternach], the women (Anonymi 1141) immediately sent am embassy (Anonymi 1174) begging that he should not delay in coming [sc. to them].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
Journey (27)
 Acca 3-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: On their way to Rome, Acca 3 and Wilfrid 2 stayed with Willibrord 1.: Bede.HE  iii.13
 Anonymi 1139.begging from passersby: The holy priest of God [sc. Willibrord 1] making a journey in a certain place saw twelve poor men (Anonymi 1139) begging, asking for some consolation from those passing by.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17
 Hewald 2 and Hewald 1.coming with Willibrord 1 into Germania: The two Hewalds (Hewald 2 and Hewald 1) came with Willibrord 1 into Germania.: Bede.Mart  181.B.2
 Pippin 1.ordering that [Willibrord 1] be consecrated an archbishop: [Pippin 1] decided to send [Willibrord 1] to Rome so that he might be consecrated into the honour of the highest sacerdotal rank by Sergius 1.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6
 Radbod 1.sending of Willibrord 1 back to Pippin 1 with honour: Even though [Radbod 1] was not willing to believe the preacher of truth [sc. Willibrord 1], yet he sent him back to Pippin 1 with honour.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
 Willibrord 1-Anonymi 1151.arrival at Trier: They [sc. Willibrord 1 and Anonymi 1151] soon arrived at Trier.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Willibrord 1-Anonymi 1151.arrival at mouth of Rhine: After a favourable voyage the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] and his companions (Anonymi 1151) arrived at the estuary of the River Rhine.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Willibrord 1-Anonymi 1151.journey by ship: Willibrord 1 went aboard ship with eleven brethren (Anonymi 1151).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Willibrord 1-Anonymi 1151.refreshment at post at mouth of Rhine: They [sc. Willibrord 1 and Anonymi 1151] were refreshed there at a selected post.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Willibrord 1.journey along coast to preach Gospel: The man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] was touring along a coast that suffered from a dearth of sweet water, preaching the Gospel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16
 Willibrord 1.journey from Ireland to Germania: The man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] sailed from Ireland to Germania because of his devotion to preaching the Gospel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.5
 Willibrord 1.journey on visit to friend (Anonymous 397): The servant of God [sc. Willibrord 1] arrived with his companions (Anonymi 1171) at the house of a friend (Anonymous 397).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  19
 Willibrord 1.journey on visit to his monasterium: The holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] came on a visit to his monasterium.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  18
 Willibrord 1.journey to Anonymi 1141: Willibrord 1 was not bothered at coming to them (Anonymi 1141).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
 Willibrord 1.journey to Fositesland: While [Willibrord 1] was making the journey [sc. to Anonymi 1160], he came to a certain island called Fositesland.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
 Willibrord 1.journey to Francia: Willibrord 1 came across the sea into Francia: Willibrord.Cal  13 (690)
 Willibrord 1.journey to Francia to Pippin 1: Because the Frisians (Anonymi 1152) with their king, Radbod 1, were still soiled by pagan practices, it seemed appropriate to [Willibrord 1] to go to Francia and Pippin 1.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
 Willibrord 1.journey to Frisia to preach gospel: The holy preacher [sc. Willibrord 1] went with haste to Frisia for the sake of preaching the gospel, as was his custom.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
 Willibrord 1.journey to Ireland: Willibrord 1 went in a swift journey to Ireland.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
 Willibrord 1.journey to Radbod 1: [Willibrord 1] did not fear approaching the pagan Radbod 1 with his people (Anonymi 1152).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Willibrord 1.journey to Rome: With an embassy (Anonymi 1154) and gifts worthy of the apostolic authority [i.e., the pope], [Willibrord 1] went to Rome.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  6
 Willibrord 1.journey to Susteren: At another time the blessed man [sc. Willibrord 1] was making a journey to a certain small monastery under his control called Susteren.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  15
 Willibrord 1.journey to Walcheren: When the man of God [sc, Willibrord 1] was making a customary preaching trip, he came to Walcheren.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
 Willibrord 1.return from Rome: Willibrord 1 returned from Rome.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.8
 Willibrord 1.return journey [to Frisia] on following year: The following year [Willibrord 1] returned along the same road.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
 Willibrord 1.return to Pippin 1: Willibrord 1 returned to Pippin 1.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.12
 Willibrord 1.sending of thirty boys (Anonymi 1159) to Franks chosen by God (Anonymi 1160): Willibrord 1 hastened to return to the Franks (Anonymi 1153), having received thirty boys from that country [sc. of the Danes] (Anonymi 1159).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
Liturgical celebration (1)
 Willibrord 1.celebration of mass for the sick (Anonymi 1141): Coming into the monasterium, [Willibrord 1] celebrated mass for the sick.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
Meeting (1)
 Pippin 1.reception of Willibrord 1: Pippin 1 received [Willibrord 1] with every honour.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
Miracle (11)
 Anonymi 1139.nourishing themselves from an earthen jar: Willibrord 1 instructed Anonymous 395 to take and share his special barrel with the poor men (Anonymi 1139). After the twelve drank their fill, it was found to be as full as before.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  17
 Anonymi 1140.drinking to satiety after a blessing from Willibrord 1: Forty men (Anonymi 1140) drank their fill from four portable barrels after a blessing from the father [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.19
 Anonymi 1180.visions of light and perceptions of sweet perfume: Many of the brothers (Anonymi 1180) assert that they have seen a remarkable light and perceived a very pleasant fragrance with the sweetest smell on the bed on which he [sc. Willibrord 1] returned his soul to the Creator.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  26
 Anonymi 1181.release from chains: Quite often penitents (Anonymi 1181) came to the same church [sc. Holy Trinity, Echternach] encircled by iron bands according to custom; the circles broke and their chains were suddenly released.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  27
 Willibrord 1.blessing of four barrels which provided wine for forty men (Anonymi 1140): Through the blessing of Willibrord 1 [God] had once deemed it worthy for forty men (Anonymi 1140) to fill themselves from four barrels.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  31
 Willibrord 1.continued miracles and healings at Echternach: There [sc. at the monasterium at Echternach] miracles and acts of healing have not ceased to take place at the relics of the holy priest of God up to the present day.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24
 Willibrord 1.miracle of his sarcophagus: The marble sarcophagus was initially found to be too short for the body of Willibrord 1 but subsequently proved to be longer than it.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25
 Willibrord 1.production of water in dry place: [Willibrord 1] prayed to God and a trench filled with water.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16
 Willibrord 1.release of home of Anonymous 383 from demoniacal illusion: Willibrord 1 in response to a request from Anonymous 383 freed his household (Anonymi 1177) from the testing of a demoniacal illusion.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  22
 Willibrord 1.rise of wine in tun after his blessing: After a blessing from the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1], wine rose in a tun.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.18
 Willibrord 1.uninjured by a sword blow: Incensed, [Anonymous 407] struck with a sword the head of [Willibrord 1] as if to avenge the injury to his god. Willibrord 1 sustained no wound from that blow.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
Mission/mission-sending (10)
 Hewald 2 and Hewald 1.attempt to convert the pagan Saxons: Hewald 2 and Hewald 1 went to convert the pagan Saxons.: Alcuin.VersEubor  1044--51
 Pippin 1.sending of Willibrord 1 to preach Gospel: [Pippin 1] sent Willibrord 1 to preach the Gospel, especially in northern parts of his realm.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Sergius 1.sending Willibrord 1 on mission: Sergius 1 sent Willibrord 1 to preach to the heathen Frisians by the shores of the western sea.: Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
 Willibrord 1.evangelizing among Danes (Anonymi 1193): When the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] recognized that he could not bring forth fruit with him [sc. Radbod 1], he redirected his journey to evangelizing the Danes (Anonymi 1137).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Willibrord 1.journey along coast to preach Gospel: The man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] was touring along a coast that suffered from a dearth of sweet water, preaching the Gospel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16
 Willibrord 1.journey to Rome: Willibrord 1 hurried to Rome in order to begin the mission to Frisia with Sergius 1's permission and approval. He also hoped to receive some relics to put into the churches he wanted to found.: Bede.HE  v.11
 Willibrord 1.mission in Frisia: Willibrord 1 propagated the gospel with his fellow-missionaries (Anonymi 762): Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Willibrord 1.mission to Frisia: Ecgberht 6 sent twelve men, including Willibrord 1, to preach the Word in Frisia. They first went to visit Pippin 1, who had just driven Radbod 1 out of nearer Frisia. He sent them to preach there, he gave them the support of his royal authority and he also bestowed many favours on those who were willing to receive the faith.: Bede.HE  v.10
 Willibrord 1.missionary work: [Willibrord 1] immediately undertook missionary work.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Willibrord 1.preaching to [Frisians] (Anonymi 1152): Wherever Willibrord 1 went [sc. among the Frisians (Anonymi 1152)] he spoke the Word of God with all confidence.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (2)
 Wilgils 2.giving of Willibrord 1 to brothers of Ripon (Anonymi 1136): As soon as the infant [sc. Willibrord 1] had been weaned, his father [sc. Wilgils 2] handed him to the brethren of the church of Ripon (Anonymi 1136 13) to be taught in religious studies and sacred letters.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
 Willibrord 1.profession of monkhood: There in the monasterium he [sc. Willibrord 1] became a monk through a pious profession.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Naming (1)
 Willibrord 1.baptism: His Father [sc. Wilgils 2] gave the name of Willibrord 1 to him when he was reborn at the sacred font of baptism.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Ordering (1)
 Willibrord 1.ordering of slaughter of animals on Fositesland: [Willibrord 1] also ordered that the animals feeding on that land [sc. at Fositesland] be slaughtered as food for themselves (Anonymi 1163).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
Pagan practice (2)
 Radbod 1.seeking of decision by lot: Inflamed by a great rage, [Radbod 1] cast lots for three days but did not receive a lot expressing condemnation.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  11
 Willibrord 1.journey to Francia to Pippin 1: Because the Frisians (Anonymi 1152) with their king, Radbod 1, were still soiled by pagan practices, it seemed appropriate to [Willibrord 1] to go to Francia and Pippin 1.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  5
Pagan temples, destruction (1)
 Willibrord 1.smashing of idol: [Willibrord 1] smashed an idol in the presence of its guardian (Anonymous 380).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
Pallium-despatch/receipt/request (1)
 Sergius 1.bestowal of pallium on Willibrord 1: [Sergius 1] confirmed [this] with the glory of the office and vestment of the holy pallium of Aaron.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
Papal advice/audience/decision/privilege (1)
 Willibrord 1.return to Pippin 1: [Willibrord 1], having received the blessing of the apostolic authority [sc. Sergius 1], returned to the dux of the Franks [sc. Pippin 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
Pastoral activities/preaching (20)
 Charles 1 Martel.appointment of Willibrord 1 as preacher to Frisians (Anonymi 1152): Charles 1 Martel gave Willibrord 1 as a preacher to them [sc. the Frisians] (Anonymi 1152).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.13
 Gregory 5.teaching in Frisia: After Boniface 5 was killed, Gregory 3 spent the rest of his life ministering to the young Christian community which St Willibrord 1 and other disciples of the Lord had baptised in Frisia and in the districts round about: Anon.VitLebuini  2
 Pippin 1.request to Willibrord 1 to continue preaching: Rejoicing at his arrival, [Pippin 1] asked him [sc. Willibrord 1] to continue with the appointed work of [preaching] the Word of God.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
 Pippin 1.sending of Willibrord 1 to preach Gospel: [Pippin 1] sent Willibrord 1 to preach the Gospel, especially in northern parts of his realm.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Sergius 1.sending Willibrord 1 on mission: Sergius 1 sent Willibrord 1 to preach to the heathen Frisians by the shores of the western sea.: Boniface.Ep.T109  p. 235
 Willibrord 1.appointment as bishop of Utrecht: Willibrord 1 was appointed as preacher to that people [sc. the Frisians] (Anonymi 1152), with the fort at Utrecht as episcopal see.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
 Willibrord 1.baptism of thirty boys (Anonymi 1159): On the journey [sc. to the Franks (Anonymi 1160)] [Willibrord 1] washed them (Anonymi 1159) in the fountain of life after catechizing them.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Willibrord 1.journey along coast to preach Gospel: The man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] was touring along a coast that suffered from a dearth of sweet water, preaching the Gospel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  16
 Willibrord 1.journey from Ireland to Germania: The man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] sailed from Ireland to Germania because of his devotion to preaching the Gospel.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.5
 Willibrord 1.journey to Frisia to preach gospel: The holy preacher [sc. Willibrord 1] went with haste to Frisia for the sake of preaching the gospel, as was his custom.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20
 Willibrord 1.journey to Walcheren: When the man of God [sc, Willibrord 1] was making a customary preaching trip, he came to Walcheren.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  14
 Willibrord 1.mission in Frisia: Willibrord 1 propagated the gospel with his fellow-missionaries (Anonymi 762): Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, p. 24
 Willibrord 1.mission to Frisia: Ecgberht 6 sent twelve men, including Willibrord 1, to preach the Word in Frisia. They first went to visit Pippin 1, who had just driven Radbod 1 out of nearer Frisia. He sent them to preach there, he gave them the support of his royal authority and he also bestowed many favours on those who were willing to receive the faith.: Bede.HE  v.10
 Willibrord 1.missionary work: [Willibrord 1] immediately undertook missionary work.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  8
 Willibrord 1.pastoral activities: Willibrord 1 built a church in the place that Pippin 1 gave him for his episcopal see, and preached the word of faith far and wide. He also built a number of churches throughout those districts and established several monasteries.: Bede.HE  v.11
 Willibrord 1.preaching anew [in Francia]: Willibrord 1 strove to fulfil the request of Pippin 1, going round the places where he had previously evangelized.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
 Willibrord 1.preaching in Frisia and among Danes (Anonymi 1193): Willibrord 1 attempted to preach in Frisia and among the Danes (Anonymi 1193): Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.9
 Willibrord 1.preaching to [Frisians] (Anonymi 1152): Wherever Willibrord 1 went [sc. among the Frisians (Anonymi 1152)] he spoke the Word of God with all confidence.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Willibrord 1.preaching when appointed to Utrecht: Having accepted the greater opportunity for evangelizing, [Willibrord 1] tried to wash that people [sc. the Frisians (Anonymi 1152)] clean with the sacred sword of baptism.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  13
 Willibrord 1.preaching with all persistence: [Willibrord 1] preached the Word of God with all persistence.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.12
Patronage (1)
 Willibrord 1.mission to Frisia: Ecgberht 6 sent twelve men, including Willibrord 1, to preach the Word in Frisia. They first went to visit Pippin 1, who had just driven Radbod 1 out of nearer Frisia. He sent them to preach there, he gave them the support of his royal authority and he also bestowed many favours on those who were willing to receive the faith.: Bede.HE  v.10
Penance (1)
 Anonymi 1181.release from chains: Quite often penitents (Anonymi 1181) came to the same church [sc. Holy Trinity, Echternach] encircled by iron bands according to custom; the circles broke and their chains were suddenly released.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  27
Poem-reciting/sending (1)
 Alcuin 1.composition of poem for various Continental recipients: Alcuin 1 composed the present poem sent from Britain to the mouth of the Rhine, whence he hoped it would reach various named recipients.: Alcuin.Carm.4  1-81
Prophecy (3)
 Willibrord 1.prophecy made to Anonymi 1179 about Pippin 2: The holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] made a prophecy in the presence of his pupils (Anonymi 1179) about Pippin 2 that he would be greater than all duces of the Franks who had preceded him.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23
 Willibrord 1.prophesying events later fulfilled: The man beloved of God [sc. Willibrord 1] predicted in a spirit of prophecy certain things which in their outcome proved true.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  23
 Willibrord 1.prophesying future good fortune of Pippin 2: The holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] in a spirit of prophecy predicted the future good fortune of Pippin 2.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.23
Refusal (2)
 Willibrord 1-Boniface 5.conversation: Willibrord 1 decided to appoint an assistant and summoned Boniface 5, who refused such an appointment as he felt unworthy for it and had not reached the canonical age of 50: Willibald.VitBonifatii  5, pp. 24-6 (721)
 Willibrord 1.journey to Anonymi 1141: Willibrord 1 was not bothered at coming to them (Anonymi 1141).: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
Relics-collecting/depositing/granting (2)
 Sergius 1.giving of relics, etc., to Willibrord 1: Whatever Willibrord 1 wanted or asked for, either in the way of relics or in ecclesiastical objects, [Sergius 1] readily handed to him.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
 Willibrord 1.journey to Rome: Willibrord 1 hurried to Rome in order to begin the mission to Frisia with Sergius 1's permission and approval. He also hoped to receive some relics to put into the churches he wanted to found.: Bede.HE  v.11
Relics-incorrupt preservation/placing in reliquary/requesting/translating (1)
 Willibrord 1.continued miracles and healings at Echternach: There [sc. at the monasterium at Echternach] miracles and acts of healing have not ceased to take place at the relics of the holy priest of God up to the present day.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  24
Reporting (1)
 Anonymi 1161.reporting to Radbod 1 what Willibrord 1 had done: The pagan onlookers (Anonymi 1161) reported to Radbod 1 what they had seen done.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
Request (2)
 Anonymi 1141.request through Anonymi 1174 to Willibrord 1 to come to them: Hearing that the holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] was coming there [sc. to Echternach], the women (Anonymi 1141) immediately sent am embassy (Anonymi 1174) begging that he should not delay in coming [sc. to them].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  21
 Pippin 1.request to Willibrord 1 to continue preaching: Rejoicing at his arrival, [Pippin 1] asked him [sc. Willibrord 1] to continue with the appointed work of [preaching] the Word of God.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  12
Residence (3)
 Acca 3-Wilfrid 2.journey to Rome: On their way to Rome, Acca 3 and Wilfrid 2 stayed with Willibrord 1.: Bede.HE  iii.13
 Willibrord 1.residency [in Ireland] for twelve years: There [sc. in Ireland] for twelve years [Willibrord 1] was educated.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
 Willibrord 1.residency on Fositesland: Tossed about by a storm, the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] stayed there [sc. on Fositesland] for some days until a suitable time for sailing should arrive after the storms had abated.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  10
Solitary life, choosing; becoming anchorite/hermit (1)
 Willibrord 1.association with [Ecgberht 6 and Wihtberht 2]: [Willibrord 1] joined himself in the intimacy of the aforementioned fathers [sc. Ecgberht 6 and Wihtberht 2].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
Support-gaining (1)
 Willibrord 1.mission to Frisia: Ecgberht 6 sent twelve men, including Willibrord 1, to preach the Word in Frisia. They first went to visit Pippin 1, who had just driven Radbod 1 out of nearer Frisia. He sent them to preach there, he gave them the support of his royal authority and he also bestowed many favours on those who were willing to receive the faith.: Bede.HE  v.10
Tomb-making/opening (2)
 Willibrord 1.burial: The body of the holy father [sc. Willibrord 1] was buried in a sarcophagus.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.25
 Willibrord 1.miracle of his sarcophagus: The marble sarcophagus was initially found to be too short for the body of Willibrord 1 but subsequently proved to be longer than it.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  25
Tonsuring (1)
 Willibrord 1.tonsuring: There in the monasterium the boy [sc. Willibrord 1], having become a cleric, accepted the tonsure.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  3
Visit (4)
 Ongend 1.reception of [Willibrord 1]: Ongend 1 behaved respectfully towards the herald of truth [sc. Willibrord 1].: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Radbod 1.reception of [Willibrord 1]: Although the king of the Frisians [sc. Radbod 1] received the man of God [sc. Willibrord 1] in a friendly fashion, he was not able to soften his stony heart with any of the tinder of life.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  9
 Sergius 1.reception of Willibrord 1: Assured by the friendly admonition, [Sergius 1] received [Willibrord 1] with great rejoicing and the greatest honour.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  7
 Willibrord 1.journey on visit to his monasterium: The holy man [sc. Willibrord 1] came on a visit to his monasterium.: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  18
Factoids linked indirectly to Willibrord 1 (4)
Personal Information (2)
stated health (2)
 Anonymous 382: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  20 (After being begged by Anonymous 382 to be released from his punishment, Willibrord 1 did so.)
 Anonymi 1141: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  Cap.21 ([Willibrord 1] defended the handmaidens of God (Anonymi 1141) in the civitas of Trier from the threat of a devastating plague.)
Office (1)
Abbot of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Anonymous 390: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4
Occupation (1)
Teacher of Willibrord 1 (1)
 Anonymi 1150: Alcuin.VitWillibrPr  4