Saint Blaise is the patron saint of wool combers and throat disease. According to the Acta Sanctorum, he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron combs, and beheaded.

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Saint Blaise with Mary Magdalene and Saint John of Nepomuk - Valentino Rovisi, 1780

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Saint Blaise is the patron saint of wool combers and throat disease. According to the Acta Sanctorum, he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron combs, and beheaded.

Stanisław Gurba [CC BY-SA]

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