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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St.Blaise - by Francesco Saverio Mergolo, 1775

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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.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum [Public domain]

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