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Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Saint John of Nepomuk

Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges
(Wikipedia)

1709

Konstanz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Konstanz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Description

Stone statue of St. John of Nepomuk, standing against the wall of the St. Stephen's church, right under the statue of the church patron saint.

Inscription(s)

FRANCISCUS
Honorius, s:p:i: comes de
Trautmansdorff Liber Ba
ro à to zeinbach, Dominus in Mi
cro-Carlowitz et Glasen
dorff, Sac: Cæs: Regiæ Ma: Consilia
rius intimus et Camerarius nec
non altefatæ Sac: Cæs: Regiæ
que Hispaniarum Maiestatis
Caroli tertij p:t:a: Helvetos
Orator, Extraordinarius~
Hanc Statuam Divo Ioan[n]i Ne
pomuceno Singularis Dev
otio his ergo publice
posuit
Anno MD CC IX

In the corners and below the text: 1778 RENOV.

Annotation

The text says that the statue was erected here in 1709 by Franz von Trautmansdorff.

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Location (N 47°39'44" - E 9°10'29")

Item Code: debw282; Photograph: 3 October 2014
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