Saint Peter of Verona

Saint Peter of Verona

Birth
Verona, Provincia di Verona, Veneto, Italy
Death 6 Apr 1252 (aged 45)
Como, Provincia di Como, Lombardia, Italy
Burial Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Plot Portinari Chapel
Memorial ID 11187746 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint. "Saint Peter the Martyr" studied at the University of Bologna where he met St Domenic and joined the Dominican Order. Pope Gregory IX made him general inquisitor of northern Italy. Members of a sect that he was investigating killed him with a blow to the head with an axe. Pope Innocent IV canonized him on March 25, 1253. He is the patron saint of inquisitors. His mausoleum is the work of Balduccio Pisano.

Bio by: Bunny Boiler


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  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 16 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11187746
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Peter of Verona (29 Jun 1206–6 Apr 1252), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11187746, citing Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio, Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .