Ejlby Church - Søndersø
Take a walk in the past
Ejlby church is a medieval church built around 1200 AD.
It was dedicated to St Ursula, who was said to be a princess who undertook a pilgrimage and was massacred in Cologne by the Huns along with her 11,000 virginal handmaidens.She was a very popular saint in the Middle Ages. The pictures of her and her handmaidens disappeared from the church, and she was no longer recognized as a saint after the Reformation.
Worth a look:
- Corner heads carved in the granite plinth
- Romanesque font from Jutland.
- Pulpit from 1609
- Altar piece from 1781 with picture of the Crucifixion