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Saint Willibrord (Clement), c.658-739. Born in Northumbria, he went to Ireland. From there he went to Friesland in Holland (c 690) accompanied by eleven other monks from England. Six years later he was consecrated bishop with the name of Clement and he founded his Cathedral in Utrecht. His work with the Frisians bore much fruit, as also in Heligoland and Denmark. He founded the monastery of Echternach in Luxembourg in 698 where his relics remain.
 
Saint Willibrord (Clement), c.658-739. Born in Northumbria, he went to Ireland. From there he went to Friesland in Holland (c 690) accompanied by eleven other monks from England. Six years later he was consecrated bishop with the name of Clement and he founded his Cathedral in Utrecht. His work with the Frisians bore much fruit, as also in Heligoland and Denmark. He founded the monastery of Echternach in Luxembourg in 698 where his relics remain.
  
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==References==
 
Orthodox Europe: [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsw.htm Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome].
 
Orthodox Europe: [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsw.htm Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome].
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* [[w:Willibrord|Willibrord]]. (from Wikipedia).
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* [http://www.fromoldbooks.org/Wood-NuttallEncyclopaedia/w/willibrodst.html Willibrod, St. (658-739)].  (1907 Nuttall Encyclopædia of General Knowledge).

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Saint Willibrord (Clement), c.658-739. Born in Northumbria, he went to Ireland. From there he went to Friesland in Holland (c 690) accompanied by eleven other monks from England. Six years later he was consecrated bishop with the name of Clement and he founded his Cathedral in Utrecht. His work with the Frisians bore much fruit, as also in Heligoland and Denmark. He founded the monastery of Echternach in Luxembourg in 698 where his relics remain.

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Orthodox Europe: Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.

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