Saint Richard the Pilgrim or Richard of Wessex was the father of the West Saxon saints Willibald, Winnibald and Walburga. He led his family on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, but died en route in Lucca, where he was buried in the church of Saint Fridianus.


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Pfarrkirchen i.M. Parish church: Fresco - Saint Richard

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Saint Richard the Pilgrim or Richard of Wessex was the father of the West Saxon saints Willibald, Winnibald and Walburga. He led his family on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, but died en route in Lucca, where he was buried in the church of Saint Fridianus.


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