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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Pilgrimage church St.Blasius in Adlwang, Upper Austria, by Mathias Auhuber around 1715

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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.

Isiwal [CC BY-SA]

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