A rich widower, he became Mr Charity bestowing 80,000 pieces of gold on hospitals, monasteries and the poor.
He also ensured fair trading and the checking of weights used by merchants.
As he gave it all away, there was no call for trying to force camels through the eyes of needles where he was concerned.
St. John the Almoner Facts and Figures
Name: John the Almoner
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: John the Merciful, John the Almsgiver
Birth and Death Dates: 552-691
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 78
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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