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Bricianorum Ordo

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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was a military order, established by St. Bridget, queen of Sweden, in 1366, during the pontificate of Urban V, who confirmed it, and gave for its observance the rule of St. Augustine. Their peculiar duties were to bury the dead, to assist widows and orphans and sick persons, to fight for the true faith, etc.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Bricianorum Ordo'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​b/bricianorum-ordo.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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