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Miracle data
Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Bridegroom: Brother of the King of Hungary
Reference numbers: no.20
Rubric/Title in source: De rege Ungarie cui Beata Virgo apparuit
Incipit: Fuit in Ungaria quidam clericus frater carnalis regis Ungarie a quo Beata Virgo exorata ipsum liberaverat a gravi infirmitate
Summary: The brother of the King of Hungary is delivered from a severe illness by the Virgin and vows to remain chaste. He becomes the heir to the throne owing to his brother’s death and is forced to marry. After the nuptial mass he remembers that he has not that day repeated the Virgin’s ‘hours,’ and remains alone in the church to do so. The Virgin appears to him, upbraids him for his faithlessness and promises to lead him to heaven if he will forsake his earthly bride. He does so and wanders away to Aquileja where he becomes patriarch.