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Today’s Saint; S. Aelred of Rievaulx

S. Aelred of Rievaulx, Abbot

Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, Aelred also spelled Ailred, Aethelred, or Ethelred, (born c. 1110, Hexham, Northumberland, Eng.—died Jan. 12, 1167, Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire), writer, historian, and outstanding Cistercian abbot who influenced monasticism in medieval England, Scotland, and France. 305 more words


Carissimi: Today's Mass; St. Romuald, Abbot

S. Romuald, Abbot: Missa “Os iusti”

St. Romuald was born in Ravenna of a noble family. Founder of the Camaldolese monks — one of the Italian branches of the Benedictines — in which the eremitical life is combined with life in community. 1,302 more words



The following report appeared in The Plaindealer published in Roslyn, New York on November 19, 1852.

A Daguerreotypist named Abbot, who itinerates with a car fitted up as a saloon for taking photographic pictures, stopped at Perry, New York, a few days since, where he induced girl ten years old, to allow him to take her picture in a nude condition.  133 more words


BIRTHS 25 January 1700-1800

  • John GOODRIDGE born 25 January 1705 in Berwick, York, Maine[1]; son of Josiah and Mary (ABBOT) GOODRIDGE; husband of Dorcas POWELL and Deborah POWELL.
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On This Day In Family History

BIRTHS 15 January 1700-1800

  • Mary HARDISON born 15 January 1728 in Kittery, York, Maine[1]; daughter of Stephen and Alice (ABBOT) HARDISON; wife of Jonathan BEAN.
  • Mary CHIPMAN born 15 January 1742…
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On This Day In Family History

BIRTHS 10 January 1700-1800

  • Susanna JORDAN born 10 January 1742 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[1]; daughter of Captain Israel and Joanna (THORNDIKE) JORDAN. Wife of Israel JORDAN.
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