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Saint Willehad Bishop

Reposed 789 Remembered November 8

St Willehad was born in Northumbria. About 776 he went to Frisia to continue the work of St Boniface and twice escaped with his life. He spent two years in the monastery at Echternach in Switzerland. He was made bishop and had Bremen for his see. He is buried in the cathedral.

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