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Hadrian, Saint

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Martyr, c306 According to legendary records he was an officer in the body-guard of the Emperor Galerius. Having witnessed the fortitude of 22Christians who were tortured and martyred in Nicomedia by his master, he became converted to the faith, was imprisoned, tortured and burned. Patron of soldiers and butchers; invoked against pestilence. Relics at Grammont (Geertsbergen). Feast, Roman Calendar, September 8,.

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Entry for 'Hadrian, Saint'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​h/hadrian-saint.html. 1910.
 
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