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St JAMES-THE-LESS

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Uruguay, also Fullers and Hatters

The other original Disciple called James, not to be confused with JAMES-THE-GREAT.

It may sound belittling to be called ‘the Less’, but he was probably just a bit shorter.

He may have become the first Bishop of Jerusalem but not for long. After being stoned someone hit him on the head with a fuller’s pole or bat — an implement for stretching or smoothing cloth — and split his skull.

So he is now the Patron of Fullers, and when did you last see one of these in the garment trade?

St JAMES-THE-LESS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : JAMES-THE-LESS
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-62
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 96
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Article last updated on 25 February 2006 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "James-the-less: Christian Saint (Christian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 1 October 2014.

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