Wilfrid

(634-709AD) Wilfrid is a Anglo-Saxon saint associated with Northumbria - but by no means exclusively so. (His life is a contrast to that of Bede). He was born to a wealthy family and out of his own choosing entered religious life when 14. He was first at Lindisfarne (Northumberland) - but then travelled to Rome on the first of his many journeys. (W...
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Wilfrid

Wilfrid is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `Desiring Peace` Where is it used? The name Wilfrid is mainly used In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Wilfredo ( In Spanish) Vilfred ( In Scandinavian) Wilfred ( In English) Guifré ( In Catalan) If it`s too long people might use In English: WilfFor the opposite sex use: In English: W...
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Wilfrid

Wilfrid (originally spelled Wilfrith; c. 633 – c. 709) was an English bishop and saint. Born a Northumbrian noble, he entered religious life as a teenager and studied at Lindisfarne, at Canterbury, in Gaul, and at Rome; he returned to Northumbria in about 660, and became the abbot of a newly founded monastery at Ripon. In 664 Wilfrid acted as sp...
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