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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Saint Blaise - by Antonio del Castillo, 1645, Museo de Bellas Artes de Córdoba

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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.

Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra [Public domain]

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