Bernardine of Feltre, Blessed

Bernardine of Feltre, Blessed
Bernardine of Feltre, Blessed
Italian Franciscan missionary, died 1494. Of little note as an author. Best remembered for his monti di pietà, a type of charitable lender similar to pawnbrokers

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