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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem

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Military order originating in the leper hospital of Jerusalem, founded in the 12th century; when it became military is uncertain. Sanctioned by successive popes, in 1490 Innocent VIII suppressed it. Frequent efforts toward reestablishment were made until the French Revolution permanently abolished it.


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Entry for 'Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/o/order-of-saint-lazarus-of-jerusalem.html. 1910.

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