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Sankt Willibald

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
(Wikipedia)
Christian Handschuher
1713

Eichstätt /  Sankt Willibald   Eichstätt /  Sankt Willibald

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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.

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Location (N 48°53'37" - E 11°10'16")

Item Code: deby381; Photograph: 11 October 2014
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