... in eo ipso itenere catecizatos eosdem pueros uitae fonte abluit ...
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(Missionary; archbishop of the Frisians, 695-739; abbot of Echternach, 697/698-739) : On the journey [sc. to the Franks (Anonymi 1160)] [Willibrord 1] washed them (Anonymi 1159) in the fountain of life after catechizing them so that no injury be done them on account of the dangers of the very long voyage or from the ambushes of the very wild inhabitants of that land (Anonymi 1193), wishing to forestall the cunning tricks of the ancient enemy [sc. the Devil] and to fortify the souls of those who had been gained by the sacraments of the Lord.