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St. Martin of Tours (316 or 336 – 8 November 397) was Bishop of Tours, whose shrine in France became a famous stopping-point for pilgrims on the road to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. He is most generally portrayed on horseback dividing his cloak with the beggar. Patron saint of France, children, beggars, soldiers, travellers. Feast Day: November 11

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Martinmas Lanterns (Shower of Roses)

Martinmas Lanterns

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Saint Martin of Tours. Roman imperial soldier, cavalryman, tribune and officer who joined the Church, turned his back on the military life and eventually became bishop of Tours, France.

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Sankt Martin (St. Martin), Heiliger Martin von Tours/Lieder/Sankt Martin ritt durch Schnee und Wind

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