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St ISIDORE-OF-MADRID

Patron Saint of Madrid, Farmers and Rural Farming Villages

Humble plowman (or ploughman if you prefer) and Patron of Madrid.

He got up early for mass — he plowed — he shared his plowman's lunch with the poor — he plowed — he married — he plowed — he had a son — he plowed — his son died — he plowed.

After the loss of his son, he and his wife devoted themselves to holy things. In between, he plowed.

Then she died — he plowed and carried on praying.

Eventually he died too, probably from plowing-related exhaustion. Since then there seems to have been a bountiful reaping of posthumous miracles.

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Article last updated on 25 February 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St ISIDORE-OF-MADRID : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : ISIDORE-OF-MADRID
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-1170
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 86

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