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Ordo Sanctissimi Salvatoris. Order founded ca. 1346 in Swed. by Bridget* as an instrument to spread the kingdom of God on earth. The monasteries were double. one part for monks, the other for nuns. The order contributed to the civilization of the North, but was nearly obliterated by the Reformation.

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