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" The saint, to whom the well was dedicated, is believed to have migrated from Scotland to France early in the seventh century, and to have been held in much esteem there. From Butler's " Lives of the Saints " we get the curious information that " the name... "
Christian Inscriptions in the Irish Language - Page 48
edited by - 1872
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Summer flowers, from the garden of wisdom

Charles Feist - 1833
...importance ! OF COACHES. Du Plessis shews that the name of FiACREwas given to hired coaches, because they were first made use of for the convenience of pilgrims who went from Paris to visit the shrine of St. Fiaker, and because the inn where these coaches were hired was known by the sign of St. Fiaker....
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The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints, Volume 8

Alban Butler - Saints - 1845
...Scotor. Fortitud. p. 168; Leslsus, De Rebus Scot. 1. 4, p. 156. * Du Plessis (note 29, t. 1, p. 683,) shows, that the name Fiacre was first given to hackney...and because the inn where these coaches were hired, war The relics of this saint were translated to the cathedral of Meaux, not in 1562, as Mabillon mistook,...
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Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 1

Scotland - 1858
...that ' the name^acre was first given to hackney-coaches, because hired carriages were first made lose of for the convenience of pilgrims who went from Paris to visit the shrine of this saint.'' When we consider that sanative effects are attributed in our own time, by a great number of practitioners,...
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The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints, Volume 8

Alban Butler - Fathers of the church - 1866
...Sector. Fortilufl. p. 168; Leslaeus, De Rebua Scot. 1. 4, p. 156. * Du Plessis (note 29, t. 1, p. 683,) shows, that the name Fiacre was first given to hackney...shrine of this saint, and because the inn where these coaohes were hired, was -*** The relics of this saint were translated to tki cathedral of Meaux, not...
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Folklore of Scottish Lochs and Springs

James Murray Mackinlay - Folklore - 1893 - 364 pages
...curious information that " the name fiacre was first given to hackney coaches, because hired carriages were first made use of for the convenience of pilgrims...went from Paris to visit the shrine of this saint." A well at Airth, in Stirlingshire, was for long a centre of attraction. What was done there may be...
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Folklore of Scottish Lochs and Springs

James Murray Mackinlay - Folklore - 1893 - 364 pages
...been held in much esteem there. From Butler's " Lives of the Saints " we get the curious information that " the name fiacre was first given to hackney coaches, because hired carriages were first made use of for the convenience of pilgrims who went from Paris to visit the shrine...
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