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Roch

(Rochus; It.: Rocco; ca. 1295–ca. 1327 [or ca. 1350–ca. 1378/79?]). Shadowy legendary figure; said to have been b. Montpellier, Fr.; Franciscans claim him as a tertiary; allegedly made a pilgrimage to Rome, curing many sick on the way.


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