Saint Plechelm of Guelderland

Also known as

  • Apostle of Guelderland
  • Plechelmus of Guelderland

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Benedictine monk. Priest. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy with Saint Wiro and Saint Otger. Regional missionary bishop to Northumberland, England. Missionary to Friesland, in the modern Netherlands; may have worked with Saint Willibrord of Echternach. Helped found Saint Peter’s monastery at Roermond, Netherlands near modern Odilienberg c.700 on land given them by Blessed Pepin of Herstal.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Plechelm of Guelderland“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 July 2013. Web. 21 April 2014. <>