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Feastday: June 17

Patron of the blind; bards; musicians; invoked against eye problems, eye disease; invoked to cure sick horses

Birth: 521

Death: 556


St. Harvey was blind, but became abbot of Plouvien; later he transferred his community to Lanhourneau, where he passed the rest of his days and was famous for miracles. Sixth Century.  His feastday is June 17th.


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