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St BERNARD of Montjoux (c.923-1008)

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St BERNARD of Montjoux (c.923-1008)

St Bernard of Montjoux, after whom the dog is named, is the patron saint of Alpinists, mountaineers and skiers and should not be confused with St Bernard of Clairvaux, who is patron saint of beekeepers, bees, candlemakers, chandlers, Gibraltar, Queens College Cambridge, wax melters and wax refiners.
St Bernard of Montjoux founded hospices for climbers and organised patrols to rid the Alps of robbers.


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