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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Saint Eligius - December 1

Eligius was born around 588 near Limoges, France.  He was a blacksmith and goldworker and served both King Clotaire II and his successor Dagobert.  Eligius became a priest and eventually the bishop of Noyon.  He is the patron of metalworkers.   

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The Legend of Saint Eligius and Saint Godeberta by Petrus Christus

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