Extremely generous merchant's son
The son of a Lombardy merchant, he inherited the stock. And seemed determined to distribute all the profits amongst the poor.
One day he was seen kneeling before the crucifix until mass began and shortly after lying with arms outstretched in devotion. But the congregation found he was in fact no longer with us, or rather them.
There don't seem to be any comments recorded from the wife.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-1197
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 134
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