First Christian mission of West Saxon Monk Winfrid (later Saint Boniface) in Frisia (24 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.

Context

Saint Boniface, the patron saint of Germany and the Netherlands, was a missionary who propagated Christianity in the Frankish Empire during the 8th century.

Citation:
Editors. "First Christian mission of West Saxon Monk Winfrid (later Saint Boniface) in Frisia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6806, accessed 08 December 2016.]