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Miracle data
Source name: Caesarius of Heisterbach
Short title: Of a feeble-minded priest, who was degraded by S. Thomas of Canterbury
Poncelet Number: 1581 - Agrestis simplicitatis erat presbyter, litterarum omnifariam
Poncelet Key: 40 - Agrestis simplicitatis erat presbyter, litterarum omnifariam
Reference numbers: book7 chap.4 no.
Rubric/Title in source: De sacerdote idiota, qui a sancto Thoma Cantuariensi degradatus, per beatam Mariam officium suum recuperavit
Incipit: Retulit mihi quidam Abbas de ordine nostro, de sancto Thoma Cantuariensi