(Willibaldsburg - Vorburg)
Saint Willibald of Eichstätt
prob. Wessex c. 700 - Eichstätt 787 or 788
bishop of Eichstätt; brother of Saint Winibald and Saint Walburga, and through his mother related to Saint Boniface, who ordained him to the priesthood and episcopacy
Stone statue of St. Willibald in a niche above the gate of the Willibaldsburg. Under the statue the coat of arms of bishop Johann Anton I. Knebel von Katzenelnbogen, date 1713 and inscription IO. ANT.
Sources & Information
Location (N 48°53'37" - E 11°10'16")
Item Code: deby381; Photograph: 11 October 2014
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