Willibald 4 (Male) Bishop of Eichstätt, c.762-c.787; brother of Wynnebald 1
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Notes: Feast day: 7 July.

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Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi: The Life of Willibald (69)
Recorded Name (6)
Willibaldus (6)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol. p. 86
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 91
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 96
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Personal Information (19)
moral (2)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86 (pious)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1 (He was a lovable little creature, cherished fondly by those who nursed him, especially his parents)
piety (10)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1 (servant of God)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2 (he began to show the first signs of spiritual understanding)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2 (Long and earnest meditation filled his days. He pondered anxiously on the means of monastic perfection and the importance of community life. He began also to devise means of setting out on pilgrimage and travelling to foreign countries that were unknown to him.)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3 (young servant of Christ)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 90 (soldier of Christ)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 92 (celebrated bearer of Christ's cross)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 92 (he longed to go on pilgrimage and reach the city of Jerusalem)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104 (illustrious athlete of God)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104 (man of God)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6 (athlete of God)
religion (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1 (venerable)
reputation (2)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86 (venerable)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102 (venerable)
stated health (4)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1 (he was suddenly attacked by a severe illness: the contraction of his limbs made it impossible for him to breathe)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 92 (He was struck down with sickness as he had caught the black plague)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 97 (He began to feel sick as soon as he reached the Calvary in Jerusalem)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 99 (he lost his sight for two months)
Education (1)
 he gave careful attention to the learning of psalms and applied his mind to the examination of the other books of Sacred Scripture.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2
Office (10)
Bishop (5)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 96
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104
Dean (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
Portarius (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
Priest (2)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104
Sacrist (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
Occupation (1)
Teacher (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Personal Relationship (13)
Willibald 4 Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Wynnebald 1: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol, p. 86
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibald 4 (2)
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 90
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 105
~ Companion (General relationship) of Willibald 4 (1)
 Anonymi 743: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, p. 92
~ Father (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibald 4 (1)
 Anonymous 293: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3
Willibald 4 Father (Honorific kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Missing Person: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
~ Fellow countrymen (General relationship) of Willibald 4 (1)
 Anonymi 745: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
~ Kinswoman (Generic kinship) of Willibald 4 (1)
 Hygeburg 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 87
Willibald 4 Master (General relationship) of ~ (2)
 of Anonymi 746: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
 of Hygeburg 1: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
~ Parent (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibald 4 (1)
 Anonymi 740: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
~ Son (Honorific kinship) of Willibald 4 (2)
 Anonymi 738: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86
 Anonymi 746: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Event (19)
Advice/counsel (1)
 Willibald 4.entering monastery at Bishops Waltham: Willibald 4's parents hastened to carry out their promise to dedicate their son to the service of Christ. They took council with their friends and kinsfolk and entrusted Willibald 4 to the care of Theodred 2 who took him to the monastery of Bishops Waltham.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2
Appointment - ecclesiastical (1)
 Willibald 4.appointment of Anonymi 738: Willibald 4 appointed some clerics (Anonymi 738) as priests, others as deacons, others as monks, still others as scholars to teach and study.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 86
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of bishop (1)
 Boniface 5.episcopal consecration of Willibald 4: Boniface 5 invited Willibald 4 to Thuringia. There Willibald 4 stayed in his brother's (Wynnebald 1) house, whom he had not seen for the past eight and a half years. Boniface 5, Burchard 1 and Wizo 1 consecrated Willibald 4 and vested him with the sacred authority of the episcopate.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, pp. 104-5
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of priest (1)
 Boniface 5.priestly consecration of Willibald 4: Boniface 5 consecrated Willibald 4 as priest.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104
Arrest (2)
 Willibald 4-others.arrest: Almost at once Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens. They were held as captives. The Saracens did not know to which nation they belonged and they took them to a certain old reach man to find out where they came from. Then they left him and went to court to ask permission to go to Jerusalem, but the governor put them in prison as he thought they were spies. A merchant, who wished to redeem them, sent them dinner and supper and took them to church every Sunday. Then a man from Spain, who had his brother at the king's court came. He spoke to them and when the king heard all the details about their case, he allowed them to depart and go on their way.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 94-
 Willibald 4-others.journey from Jerusalem to Costantinople and Italy: They went to Sebaste, Ptolomaeis and Tyre for the second time, where they were arrested and soon released. Afterwards they sailed for the whole of the winter and landed at Constantinople. Willibald 4 stayed there for two years, then went to Nicaea and returned to Constantinople. After two years he set sail from there and went to Syracuse. Thence they came to Catania, Reggio Calabria and the island of Volcano. After seeing the terrible burning fire of the volcano, they went to Lipari, Naples, Capua, Teano and the monastery of Monte Cassino.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 100-2
Book circulating/making/reading/translating/writing (1)
 Hygeburg 1.life-written: Hygeburg 1 wrote down all the facts she had heard from Willibald 4 himself, as his deacons (Anonymi 739) and other subordinates could testify.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Burial (2)
 Anonymous 293.burial: Willibald 4 and Wynnebald 1 wrapped their father's body in a fine shroud and buried it in the Church of Saint Prician in Lucca.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 91
 Willibald 4.journey to Rome: Willibald 4, his father (Anonymous 293) and brother (Wynnebald 1) set out on the journey. They took with them money and a band of friends and came to a place called Hambelmouth, near the port of Hamwih. They sailed and riched the banks of the river Seine. They encamped near Rouen and visited the shrines of the saints which were on their way. Then they came to Gorthonicum and pursuing their journey they came to Lucca, where Willibald 4's father died. After burying their father, the two brothers continued their journey and finally reached Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, pp. 91-2 (721 - ?)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Willibald 4.building of monastery at Eichstätt: Willibald 4 began to build a monastery and shortly afterwards practiced the monastic life there according to the observance he had seen at Monte Cassino. Men (Anonymi 746) started to flock to him from all sides. These he trained with gentleness and sympathy.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Death/dying (1)
 Willibald 4.journey to Rome: Willibald 4, his father (Anonymous 293) and brother (Wynnebald 1) set out on the journey. They took with them money and a band of friends and came to a place called Hambelmouth, near the port of Hamwih. They sailed and riched the banks of the river Seine. They encamped near Rouen and visited the shrines of the saints which were on their way. Then they came to Gorthonicum and pursuing their journey they came to Lucca, where Willibald 4's father died. After burying their father, the two brothers continued their journey and finally reached Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, pp. 91-2 (721 - ?)
Eating (1)
 Willibald 4-others.arrest: Almost at once Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens. They were held as captives. The Saracens did not know to which nation they belonged and they took them to a certain old reach man to find out where they came from. Then they left him and went to court to ask permission to go to Jerusalem, but the governor put them in prison as he thought they were spies. A merchant, who wished to redeem them, sent them dinner and supper and took them to church every Sunday. Then a man from Spain, who had his brother at the king's court came. He spoke to them and when the king heard all the details about their case, he allowed them to depart and go on their way.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 94-
Education/teaching (1)
 Willibald 4.entering monastery at Monte Cassino: Willibald 4 entered the community at Monte Cassino and learned much from their careful teaching.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
Freeing captives (1)
 Willibald 4-others.arrest: Almost at once Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens. They were held as captives. The Saracens did not know to which nation they belonged and they took them to a certain old reach man to find out where they came from. Then they left him and went to court to ask permission to go to Jerusalem, but the governor put them in prison as he thought they were spies. A merchant, who wished to redeem them, sent them dinner and supper and took them to church every Sunday. Then a man from Spain, who had his brother at the king's court came. He spoke to them and when the king heard all the details about their case, he allowed them to depart and go on their way.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 94-
Healing (1)
 Willibald 4-others.journey to Jerusalem: They set out and travelled to Damascus, then to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Thabor, Tiberias, the village of Magdalene, Capharnaum, Bethsaida, Corazain, Caesarea, the River Jordan (where Willibald 4 bathed himself), Galgala, Jericho and Jerusalem. On the feast of St Martin they went to the Calvary and as soon as they reached the spot, Willibald 4 felt sick and was confined to his bed until a week before Christmas. Then he went to the Church of Holy Sion, Salomon's Porch, the valley of Josaphat and Mount Olivet. Then they went to Bethlehem and a large town called Theuca, where the holy innocents were slaughtered. Thence they went to Gaza (where Willibald 4 lost his sight and was blind for two months), Saint Zacharias and Hebron. When he returned to Jerusalem, he received his sight. He stayed there for a little while. Then he resumed his travelling and went to Lydda, Joppa, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Damascus, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem, where he spent the whole winter. Then they went to Emesia, Salamias (where he spent the whole season of Lent), Damascus and back to Jerusalem for the fourth time.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 95-100
Illness/demonic seizure/madness (2)
 Anonymi 740.vowing: Willibald 4's parents (Anonymi 740) offered their ill son up before the holy cross they had on their estate. They implored God to save their son's life and made a solemn promise that in return they would at once have him tonsured and would dedicate him to the service of Christ.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
 Willibald 4-others.journey to Jerusalem: They set out and travelled to Damascus, then to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Thabor, Tiberias, the village of Magdalene, Capharnaum, Bethsaida, Corazain, Caesarea, the River Jordan (where Willibald 4 bathed himself), Galgala, Jericho and Jerusalem. On the feast of St Martin they went to the Calvary and as soon as they reached the spot, Willibald 4 felt sick and was confined to his bed until a week before Christmas. Then he went to the Church of Holy Sion, Salomon's Porch, the valley of Josaphat and Mount Olivet. Then they went to Bethlehem and a large town called Theuca, where the holy innocents were slaughtered. Thence they went to Gaza (where Willibald 4 lost his sight and was blind for two months), Saint Zacharias and Hebron. When he returned to Jerusalem, he received his sight. He stayed there for a little while. Then he resumed his travelling and went to Lydda, Joppa, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Damascus, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem, where he spent the whole winter. Then they went to Emesia, Salamias (where he spent the whole season of Lent), Damascus and back to Jerusalem for the fourth time.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 95-100
Imprisonment (1)
 Willibald 4-others.arrest: Almost at once Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens. They were held as captives. The Saracens did not know to which nation they belonged and they took them to a certain old reach man to find out where they came from. Then they left him and went to court to ask permission to go to Jerusalem, but the governor put them in prison as he thought they were spies. A merchant, who wished to redeem them, sent them dinner and supper and took them to church every Sunday. Then a man from Spain, who had his brother at the king's court came. He spoke to them and when the king heard all the details about their case, he allowed them to depart and go on their way.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 94-
Invitation (1)
 Boniface 5.episcopal consecration of Willibald 4: Boniface 5 invited Willibald 4 to Thuringia. There Willibald 4 stayed in his brother's (Wynnebald 1) house, whom he had not seen for the past eight and a half years. Boniface 5, Burchard 1 and Wizo 1 consecrated Willibald 4 and vested him with the sacred authority of the episcopate.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, pp. 104-5
Journey (7)
 Willibald 4-Anonymous 294.journey from Monte Cassino to Rome: A priest from Spain (Anonymous 294) came to Monte Cassino to stay there. After some time he asked the abbot for his permit to go to Rome. Petronax 1 asked Willibald 4 to accompany the priest.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 103
 Willibald 4-others.arrest: Almost at once Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens. They were held as captives. The Saracens did not know to which nation they belonged and they took them to a certain old reach man to find out where they came from. Then they left him and went to court to ask permission to go to Jerusalem, but the governor put them in prison as he thought they were spies. A merchant, who wished to redeem them, sent them dinner and supper and took them to church every Sunday. Then a man from Spain, who had his brother at the king's court came. He spoke to them and when the king heard all the details about their case, he allowed them to depart and go on their way.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 94-
 Willibald 4-others.journey from Jerusalem to Costantinople and Italy: They went to Sebaste, Ptolomaeis and Tyre for the second time, where they were arrested and soon released. Afterwards they sailed for the whole of the winter and landed at Constantinople. Willibald 4 stayed there for two years, then went to Nicaea and returned to Constantinople. After two years he set sail from there and went to Syracuse. Thence they came to Catania, Reggio Calabria and the island of Volcano. After seeing the terrible burning fire of the volcano, they went to Lipari, Naples, Capua, Teano and the monastery of Monte Cassino.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 100-2
 Willibald 4-others.journey from Rome to Syria: After asking his kinsmen to accompany him with their prayers, Willibald 4 set off on his journey with two companions (Anonymi 743). They reached Sicily going through Fondi, Gaeta, Naples and Reggio Calabria. Sailing from Syracuse, they reached Monembasia, then Chios, Samos and Ephesus. There they went to the spot of the Seven Sleepers and the tomb of St John, the Evangelist. They spent a day in Phigela and pursued their journey to Hierapolis and Patara. Afterwards they sailed and reached Miletus. Thence they crossed over by sea to Mount Chelidonium and traversed the whole of it. From there they sailed to the island of Cyprus and went to the city of Pamphos, where they stayed three weeks. Then they went to Constantia before setting sail to reach Antarados. They went on foot to a fort called Arche and the town of Emesa. At this point, almost at once, Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 92-7
 Willibald 4-others.journey to Jerusalem: They set out and travelled to Damascus, then to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Thabor, Tiberias, the village of Magdalene, Capharnaum, Bethsaida, Corazain, Caesarea, the River Jordan (where Willibald 4 bathed himself), Galgala, Jericho and Jerusalem. On the feast of St Martin they went to the Calvary and as soon as they reached the spot, Willibald 4 felt sick and was confined to his bed until a week before Christmas. Then he went to the Church of Holy Sion, Salomon's Porch, the valley of Josaphat and Mount Olivet. Then they went to Bethlehem and a large town called Theuca, where the holy innocents were slaughtered. Thence they went to Gaza (where Willibald 4 lost his sight and was blind for two months), Saint Zacharias and Hebron. When he returned to Jerusalem, he received his sight. He stayed there for a little while. Then he resumed his travelling and went to Lydda, Joppa, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Damascus, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem, where he spent the whole winter. Then they went to Emesia, Salamias (where he spent the whole season of Lent), Damascus and back to Jerusalem for the fourth time.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 95-100
 Willibald 4.journey to Frankish people: Following the Gregory 3's request, Willibald 4 started his journey. He first went to Lucca, then to Pavia, Brescia and Garda. Then, he went to Duke Odilo 1 and stayed with him a week. Thence he went to Suitgar 1, with whom he aslo stayed a week. Then Willibald 4 and Suitgar 1 went to Linthard, where Boniface 5 was. The latter sent them to Eichstätt to see how they liked the place. They both stayed there for some time to explore the ground and choose a suitable site for a house. Then they went to Boniface 5 at Freising and stayed with him until they went all again to Eichstätt.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104, 6
 Willibald 4.journey to Rome: Willibald 4, his father (Anonymous 293) and brother (Wynnebald 1) set out on the journey. They took with them money and a band of friends and came to a place called Hambelmouth, near the port of Hamwih. They sailed and riched the banks of the river Seine. They encamped near Rouen and visited the shrines of the saints which were on their way. Then they came to Gorthonicum and pursuing their journey they came to Lucca, where Willibald 4's father died. After burying their father, the two brothers continued their journey and finally reached Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, pp. 91-2 (721 - ?)
Meeting (1)
 Willibald 4-Anonymous 293-meeting: Willibald 4 went to his father (Anonymous 293) and told him about his desire to go on pilgrimage. He asked for his permission; but not content with that he asked his father to go with him and Wynnebald 1 to Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 90
Miracle (1)
 Willibald 4.entering monastery at Bishops Waltham: Willibald 4's parents hastened to carry out their promise to dedicate their son to the service of Christ. They took council with their friends and kinsfolk and entrusted Willibald 4 to the care of Theodred 2 who took him to the monastery of Bishops Waltham.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2
Monastic life, converting to/joining/oblation (4)
 Anonymi 740.vowing: Willibald 4's parents (Anonymi 740) offered their ill son up before the holy cross they had on their estate. They implored God to save their son's life and made a solemn promise that in return they would at once have him tonsured and would dedicate him to the service of Christ.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
 Willibald 4.building of monastery at Eichstätt: Willibald 4 began to build a monastery and shortly afterwards practiced the monastic life there according to the observance he had seen at Monte Cassino. Men (Anonymi 746) started to flock to him from all sides. These he trained with gentleness and sympathy.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
 Willibald 4.entering monastery at Bishops Waltham: Willibald 4's parents hastened to carry out their promise to dedicate their son to the service of Christ. They took council with their friends and kinsfolk and entrusted Willibald 4 to the care of Theodred 2 who took him to the monastery of Bishops Waltham.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  2
 Willibald 4.entering monastery at Monte Cassino: Willibald 4 entered the community at Monte Cassino and learned much from their careful teaching.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 102
Overwintering (1)
 Willibald 4-others.journey to Jerusalem: They set out and travelled to Damascus, then to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Thabor, Tiberias, the village of Magdalene, Capharnaum, Bethsaida, Corazain, Caesarea, the River Jordan (where Willibald 4 bathed himself), Galgala, Jericho and Jerusalem. On the feast of St Martin they went to the Calvary and as soon as they reached the spot, Willibald 4 felt sick and was confined to his bed until a week before Christmas. Then he went to the Church of Holy Sion, Salomon's Porch, the valley of Josaphat and Mount Olivet. Then they went to Bethlehem and a large town called Theuca, where the holy innocents were slaughtered. Thence they went to Gaza (where Willibald 4 lost his sight and was blind for two months), Saint Zacharias and Hebron. When he returned to Jerusalem, he received his sight. He stayed there for a little while. Then he resumed his travelling and went to Lydda, Joppa, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Damascus, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem, where he spent the whole winter. Then they went to Emesia, Salamias (where he spent the whole season of Lent), Damascus and back to Jerusalem for the fourth time.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 95-100
Papal advice/audience/decision/privilege (1)
 Willibald 4-Gregory 3.meeting: When Gregory 3 heard that Willibald 4 was in Rome, he sent for him to come to his presence. The Pope asked him about his seven years of travelling.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, pp. 103-4
Pastoral activities/preaching (1)
 Willibald 4.building of monastery at Eichstätt: Willibald 4 began to build a monastery and shortly afterwards practiced the monastic life there according to the observance he had seen at Monte Cassino. Men (Anonymi 746) started to flock to him from all sides. These he trained with gentleness and sympathy.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  6
Pilgrimage (4)
 Willibald 4-Anonymous 293-meeting: Willibald 4 went to his father (Anonymous 293) and told him about his desire to go on pilgrimage. He asked for his permission; but not content with that he asked his father to go with him and Wynnebald 1 to Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 90
 Willibald 4-others.journey from Rome to Syria: After asking his kinsmen to accompany him with their prayers, Willibald 4 set off on his journey with two companions (Anonymi 743). They reached Sicily going through Fondi, Gaeta, Naples and Reggio Calabria. Sailing from Syracuse, they reached Monembasia, then Chios, Samos and Ephesus. There they went to the spot of the Seven Sleepers and the tomb of St John, the Evangelist. They spent a day in Phigela and pursued their journey to Hierapolis and Patara. Afterwards they sailed and reached Miletus. Thence they crossed over by sea to Mount Chelidonium and traversed the whole of it. From there they sailed to the island of Cyprus and went to the city of Pamphos, where they stayed three weeks. Then they went to Constantia before setting sail to reach Antarados. They went on foot to a fort called Arche and the town of Emesa. At this point, almost at once, Willibald 4 and his seven companions (Anonymi 744) were arrested by the Saracens.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 92-7
 Willibald 4-others.journey to Jerusalem: They set out and travelled to Damascus, then to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Thabor, Tiberias, the village of Magdalene, Capharnaum, Bethsaida, Corazain, Caesarea, the River Jordan (where Willibald 4 bathed himself), Galgala, Jericho and Jerusalem. On the feast of St Martin they went to the Calvary and as soon as they reached the spot, Willibald 4 felt sick and was confined to his bed until a week before Christmas. Then he went to the Church of Holy Sion, Salomon's Porch, the valley of Josaphat and Mount Olivet. Then they went to Bethlehem and a large town called Theuca, where the holy innocents were slaughtered. Thence they went to Gaza (where Willibald 4 lost his sight and was blind for two months), Saint Zacharias and Hebron. When he returned to Jerusalem, he received his sight. He stayed there for a little while. Then he resumed his travelling and went to Lydda, Joppa, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Damascus, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem, where he spent the whole winter. Then they went to Emesia, Salamias (where he spent the whole season of Lent), Damascus and back to Jerusalem for the fourth time.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 95-100
 Willibald 4.journey to Rome: Willibald 4, his father (Anonymous 293) and brother (Wynnebald 1) set out on the journey. They took with them money and a band of friends and came to a place called Hambelmouth, near the port of Hamwih. They sailed and riched the banks of the river Seine. They encamped near Rouen and visited the shrines of the saints which were on their way. Then they came to Gorthonicum and pursuing their journey they came to Lucca, where Willibald 4's father died. After burying their father, the two brothers continued their journey and finally reached Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, pp. 91-2 (721 - ?)
Praying (1)
 Anonymi 740.vowing: Willibald 4's parents (Anonymi 740) offered their ill son up before the holy cross they had on their estate. They implored God to save their son's life and made a solemn promise that in return they would at once have him tonsured and would dedicate him to the service of Christ.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
Promise (1)
 Anonymi 740.vowing: Willibald 4's parents (Anonymi 740) offered their ill son up before the holy cross they had on their estate. They implored God to save their son's life and made a solemn promise that in return they would at once have him tonsured and would dedicate him to the service of Christ.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  1
Reporting (1)
 Willibald 4.report of his life and travels: Hygeburg 1 heard the story of Willibald 4's life from his own mouth. Two deacons (Anonymi 739) were also present.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  Prol., p. 87 ([778?])
Request (1)
 Willibald 4-Anonymous 293-meeting: Willibald 4 went to his father (Anonymous 293) and told him about his desire to go on pilgrimage. He asked for his permission; but not content with that he asked his father to go with him and Wynnebald 1 to Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  3, p. 90
Residence (2)
 Willibald 4-others.journey from Jerusalem to Costantinople and Italy: They went to Sebaste, Ptolomaeis and Tyre for the second time, where they were arrested and soon released. Afterwards they sailed for the whole of the winter and landed at Constantinople. Willibald 4 stayed there for two years, then went to Nicaea and returned to Constantinople. After two years he set sail from there and went to Syracuse. Thence they came to Catania, Reggio Calabria and the island of Volcano. After seeing the terrible burning fire of the volcano, they went to Lipari, Naples, Capua, Teano and the monastery of Monte Cassino.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  4, pp. 100-2
 Willibald 4.journey to Frankish people: Following the Gregory 3's request, Willibald 4 started his journey. He first went to Lucca, then to Pavia, Brescia and Garda. Then, he went to Duke Odilo 1 and stayed with him a week. Thence he went to Suitgar 1, with whom he aslo stayed a week. Then Willibald 4 and Suitgar 1 went to Linthard, where Boniface 5 was. The latter sent them to Eichstätt to see how they liked the place. They both stayed there for some time to explore the ground and choose a suitable site for a house. Then they went to Boniface 5 at Freising and stayed with him until they went all again to Eichstätt.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, p. 104, 6
Visit (1)
 Boniface 5.episcopal consecration of Willibald 4: Boniface 5 invited Willibald 4 to Thuringia. There Willibald 4 stayed in his brother's (Wynnebald 1) house, whom he had not seen for the past eight and a half years. Boniface 5, Burchard 1 and Wizo 1 consecrated Willibald 4 and vested him with the sacred authority of the episcopate.: Hygeburg.VitWillibaldi  5, pp. 104-5
Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi: Vita Wynnebaldi abbatis Heiden... (41)
Recorded Name (6)
Willibaldus (6)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  1
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  9
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  11
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 22)
Personal Information (3)
psychological (1)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 lines 15-16) (... very afraid because of doubt, not knowing the uncertain outcome of events ...)
saintly status (2)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 28) (the supportive athlete of the Highest One)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 36) (venerable and pious)
Office (6)
Bishop (6)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  1
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  9
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  11
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 2)
 Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 lines 36-7)
Personal Relationship (7)
Willibald 4 Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Wynnebald 1: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 of Wynnebald 1: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  8
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Willibald 4 (5)
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  1
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 20)
 Wynnebald 1: of Willibald 4: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 37)
Event (17)
Building construction/restoration (1)
 Willibald 4.enlarging of the church where Wynnebald 1 was buried: Willibald 4 decided to enlarge the church where Wynnebald 1 was buried.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  11
Camp-pitching (1)
 Wynnebald 1.pitching camp after his sea-voyage with his father (Anonymous 195) and Willibald 4: Wynnebald 1, Willibald 4 and Anonymous 195 pitched camp when they completed their sea-voyage.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (2)
 Willibald 4.dedication of the church at Heidenheim to St Saviour: Willibald 4 dedicated the church where Wynnebald 1 was buried to St Saviour.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  11
 Willibald 4.enlarging of the church where Wynnebald 1 was buried: Willibald 4 decided to enlarge the church where Wynnebald 1 was buried.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  11
Conversation (1)
 Wynnebald 1.journey to Willibald 4 in Eichstatt: Wynnebald 1 went to his brother Willibald 4 at Eichstätt, where they had discussions.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
Decision-making (1)
 Wynnebald 1.consultation with Willibald 4 and his own associates (Anonymi 568): Wynnebald 1 met with Willibald 4 and his associates (Anonymi 568) to decide whether to retire to St Benedict's.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  8
Exhumation (1)
 Willibald 4.translation of Wynnebald 1: Willibald 4 led the translation of Wynnebald 1 to the crypt of the eastern porticus of the church.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (pp. 116 line 24 - 117 line11)
Journey (6)
 Wynnebald 1 and Willibald 4.journey to Heidenheim: Wynnebald 1 and Willibald 4 travelled to Heidenheim.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
 Wynnebald 1.journey from Lucca to St Peter’s in Rome: Wynnebald 1 and his companions travelled from Lucca to St Peter's in Rome.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Wynnebald 1.journey through Gaul and Italy to Lucca: Wynnebald 1 and his companions travelled through Gaul and Italy to Lucca.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Wynnebald 1.journey to Willibald 4 in Eichstatt: Wynnebald 1 went to his brother Willibald 4 at Eichstätt, where they had discussions.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
 Wynnebald 1.journey to a marketplace with his father (Anonymous 195) and Willibald 4: Together with Willibald 4 and his father (Anonymous 195) Wynnebald 1 went to a marketplace.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Wynnebald 1.sea-voyage with his father (Anonymous 195) and Willibald 4: Wynnebald 1 crossed the sea by ship with his father (Anonymous 195) and Willibald 4.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
Liturgical celebration (2)
 Willibald 4.celebration of the mass: Willibald 4 celebrated mass.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 lines 22-4)
 Willibald 4.celebration of the mass after the reburial of Wynnebald 1: Willibald 4 celebrated mass after the reburial of Wynnebald 1.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 117 lines 7-11)
Meeting (2)
 Wynnebald 1.consultation with Willibald 4 and his own associates (Anonymi 568): Wynnebald 1 met with Willibald 4 and his associates (Anonymi 568) to decide whether to retire to St Benedict's.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  8
 Wynnebald 1.meeting with Willibald 4: Wynnebald 1 met with Willibald 4.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  9
Pilgrimage (2)
 Wynnebald 1.undertakes a pilgrimage: Wynnebald 1 undertook a pilgrimage.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
 Wynnebald 1.visits to the basilicas of the saints: Wynnebald 1 and his companions visited numerous basilicas of the saints.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 Wynnebald 1.purchase of the property called Heidenheim into his ownership: Wynnebald 1 bought land at Heidenheim.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
Property-exchanging (1)
 Wynnebald 1.purchase of the property called Heidenheim into his ownership: Wynnebald 1 bought land at Heidenheim.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  7
Relics-collecting/depositing/granting (1)
 Willibald 4.celebration of the mass after the reburial of Wynnebald 1: Willibald 4 celebrated mass after the reburial of Wynnebald 1.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 117 lines 7-11)
Relics-incorrupt preservation/placing in reliquary/requesting/translating (1)
 Willibald 4.translation of Wynnebald 1: Willibald 4 led the translation of Wynnebald 1 to the crypt of the eastern porticus of the church.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (pp. 116 line 24 - 117 line11)
Retirement (1)
 Wynnebald 1.consultation with Willibald 4 and his own associates (Anonymi 568): Wynnebald 1 met with Willibald 4 and his associates (Anonymi 568) to decide whether to retire to St Benedict's.: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  8
Factoids linked indirectly to Willibald 4 (2)
Personal Information (1)
stated health (1)
 Wynnebald 1: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  2 (Wynnebald 1 and Willibald 4 fell ill.)
Occupation (1)
Clergy of Willibald 4 (1)
 Anonymi 579: Hygeburg.VitWynnebaldi  13 (p. 116 line 21)
Willibald.VitBonifatii: Vita Bonifatii auctore Williba... (4)
Recorded Name (1)
Willibaldus (1)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  8, p. 44
Personal Information (1)
moral (1)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  8, p. 44 (man of good repute)
Office (1)
Bishop (1)
 Willibald.VitBonifatii  8, p. 44
Event (1)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of bishop (1)
 Boniface 5.elevation to episcopacy of Willibald 4 and Burchard 1: Boniface 5 decided to appoint a successor to his see, so that people would not be left without pastors. He promoted two men to the episcopate and divided between them the churches that were under his jurisdiction.: Willibald.VitBonifatii  8, p. 44
Episcopal see, acquisition/institution/division/merge (1)
 Boniface 5.elevation to episcopacy of Willibald 4 and Burchard 1: Boniface 5 decided to appoint a successor to his see, so that people would not be left without pastors. He promoted two men to the episcopate and divided between them the churches that were under his jurisdiction.: Willibald.VitBonifatii  8, p. 44