Saint Maria of Lérida

Also known as

  • Mary of Lérida
  • Zoraida of Lérida

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Daughter of Almanzor, Muslim caliph of Lerida, Catalonia in modern Spain. Sister of Saint Bernard of Lérida and Saint Grace of Lérida. Convert, brought to the faith by her brother Bernard. The three tried to convert their brother Almanzor, who turned them over to Moorish authorities. Martyr.

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