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Feastday: November 22
Patron of cripples; invoked against rheumatism, epilepsy, gout, hoarseness, cold; Azores; charcoal burners; cobblers; coppersmiths; shoemakers
Birth: 512
Death: 584

Martyr of Rome. He was born in Africa Proconsularis but went to Rome, where he was martyred. Many cities in Italy and France claimed to possess his relics.

 


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