Book of Saints – Wilgis

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(Saint) (January 31) (7th century) The father of Saint Willibrord, the Apostle of Friesland. Late in life, Saint Wilgis became a hermit, taking up his abode in a cell on the banks of the Humber. He flourished in the latter half of the seventh century, and we have some details as to his sanctity from the pen of the celebrated Alcuin.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Wilgis”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2016. Web. 24 October 2020. <>