Wynfrith


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Noun1.Wynfrith - (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faithWynfrith - (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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In 680, a child called Wynfrith (later "Boniface", after a Christian martyr) was born in Crediton, Devon, and in adult life because a priest and a missionary to north west Germany.
Originally known as Wynfrith, he was given the name Bonifacio (good deeds) by Pope Gregory II, who made him the first archbishop of Mainz.
Googling a runner Saint Boniface 1.05 Lingfield The Apostle of the Germans, Saint Boniface (c.680-June 5, 754) was born Winfrid, Wynfrith or Wynfryth in the kingdom of Wessex, probably at Crediton, now in Devon.