St Eustace

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Patron of the city of Madrid and (with St Hubert) of hunters. His existence is doubtful. He is said to have been a Roman general, converted by a vision of a stag with a crucifix between its antlers, and to have been roasted to death in a brazen bull. Feast day, 20 Sept. (dropped in the W. in 1969).

Subjects: Christianity.

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