The History of Leith

May 4, 2012

The begging Hospitallers

The begging Hospitallers of
St. Anthony are said to have
threatened with the “Sacred
Fire,” or erysipelas, those who
failed to give them alms ; and
hence certain prelates urged
Paul III. to abolish them, according
to Emillianas. (” Monastic
Orders.”)

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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