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" Crispinus and Crispianus were brethren, born at Rome ; from whence they travelled to Soissons in France, about the year 303, to propagate the Christian religion ; but because they would not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised... "
Dictionary of dates, and universal reference - Page 156
by Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1845 - 80 pages
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Cyclopedia of Chronology: The World's Progress, a Dictionary of Dates: with ...

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1860 - 840 pages
...Rome, from whence, it is said, they travelled to Soissons, in France, about AD 303, to propagate the Christian religion; and because they would not be...shoemakers, since that period, have made choice of them as their tutelar saints. CRITICS. The first society of them was formed 276 в. с.— Blair. Of this...
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Simple poems, ed., with biogr. and notes, by W.E. Mullins

William Edward Mullins - 1874
...they travelled to Soissons in France, about the year 303, to propagate the Christian religion ; but because they would not be chargeable to others for...discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded about the year 303 ; from which time the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar...
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The Book of common prayer: its history and contents

Coleman Ivens - 1877 - 175 pages
...at Borne. With Crispianus, his twin - brother, he travelled to Soissons in France, to propagate the Christian religion, and because they would not be...maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers. They were beheaded AD 288. They are considered the tutelary saints of shoemakers. 5. Names in the Calendar...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Henry V. Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - 1880
...travelled to Soissons, in France, about the year 303, to propagate Christianity, but, that they might not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers : the governor of the town, discovering thcnfcto be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. Hence...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the ..., Volumes 11-12

William Shakespeare - 1880
...travelled to Soissons, in France, about the year 303, to propagate Christianity, but, that they might not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers : the governor of the town, discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. Hence they...
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The Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare, with notes prepared specially for the ...

William Shakespeare - 1881
...they travelled to Soissons in France, about the year AD 303, to propagate the Christian religion; but because they would not be chargeable to others for...discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. From this time the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar saints.'— Haitn ' Chronicle.'...
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Henry V. King Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - 1881
...they might not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers : the governor of the town, discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. Hence they have become the patron saints of shoemakers. Will yearly on the vigil4 feast his...
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An Historical and Explanatory Treatise on the Book of Common Prayer

William Gilson Humphry - 1881 - 368 pages
...extraction. This they did that they might not be chargeable to their disciples for their maintenance. The governor of the town, discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. From which time the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar Saints. They were beheaded...
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Shakespeare's King Henry the Fifth: With Introduction, and Notes Explantory ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 194 pages
...travelled to Soissons, in France, about the year 303, to propagate Christianity, but, that they might not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers : the governor of the town, discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. Hence they...
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Complete Works of Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1887
...they travelled to Soissons in France, about the year 3(W, to propagate the Christian religion ; but because they would not be chargeable to others for...discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded. From which time, the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar saints." — GREY....
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