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History

Pilgrimages during the Great Mortality

July 23, 2021

Out of all the religious practices that people were involved with in the Middle Ages, the pilgrimage was especially popular. Many people made pilgrimages to holy sites throughout Europe. […]

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History

The Saints of Great Mortality

July 23, 2021

During the Great Mortality, people had to come up with ways to deal with the plague when clergymen were unable to or refused to do so. So, they recognized previous historical figures as saints. […]

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