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They were NOT wizards but priests - the Magi - were the priestly group in ancient Persia. They are also referred to as the Three Kings so they do belong in a royal forum.
Zoroastrian priests, so to accurately say:

An article about them in Wikipedia:

Biblical Magi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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St Joan od Arc

l'Institut de la Maison Royale de France organizes a trip to Domrémy and Vaucouleurs to commemorate St Joan of Arc on March 24th, 2012.
Count of Paris will attend too. - Source

Joan of Arc caught up in French election tussle - FRANCE - FRANCE 24
A POLITICAL battle has broken out over saint Joan of Arc as France marked the 600th anniversary of her birth.The nation celebrated the 600th anniversary of the birth of the medieval martyr and favourite saint Joan of Arc, as politicians fought each other to take up her battle standard, as her image has increasingly been tied to far-right candidates.

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Joan of Arc still firing up the French 600 years on - The Irish Times - Sat, Jan 07, 2012
Battle erupts over Joan of Arc | Courier Mail
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Does anyone really know if the Three Magi were priests? The only source is the book of Matthew and it doesn't mention them being priests. Wikipedia goes into some other apocryphal stuff about them, but I find it dubious.

The usual translation is "wise men" or "king."

The wikipedia part about Zoroastrianism is unsourced and correctly noted as unsourced on the wiki - it's not a great wiki. If someone has a source, they should definitely edit that wiki.

Different topic: that's so strange about the right wing in France and Joan of Arc. Some good reading there.
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The Great Grandson of Blessed Emperor Charles holding the Holy Relic of his Great Grandfather during his Beatification Ceremony on 3 October 2004 by Pope John Paul II at St. Peter's Basilica, Rome:

All sizes | Great grandson of Blessed Emperor Karl with his great grandfather's relic | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Can anyone tell me who is this Great Grandson of the Blessed Last Emperor of Austria?
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Can anyone tell me any info on Olga of Kiev, I was confirmed with this saint's name I wanted Catherine but decided on Olga.
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Can anyone tell me any info on Olga of Kiev, I was confirmed with this saint's name I wanted Catherine but decided on Olga.
Olga of Kiev

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The 4th of February marked the feast of the French royal Saint Jeanne de Valois,daughter of Louis XI and Charlotte de Savoie.


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23 February 1270- Death of St Isabelle de France

Daughter of Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile,she was the younger sister of St King Louis IX of France.In 1256 she founded the Poor Clares Abbey de Longchamp near Paris.


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Saint Edmund was King of East Anglia from 855 to 869 (or 870).
In the Roman Catholic Church his feast is observed on November 20th.
St. Edmund the King and Martyr's Church in London, England was designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

Saint Laszlo (Laszlo I)
Saint Laszlo was the son of King Bela I of Hungary. Laszlo was born about 1040.
He was elected King of Hungary by the nobles in 1077. He reigned until 1095.
He encouraged Christian missionaries and built many churches.
In 1192 he was canonized by Pope Celestine III. In the Roman Catholic Church his feast day is June 27th.
He is also known as Saint Ladislaus (Ladislaus I).
Saint Laszlo is the patron saint of architecture.
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While not yet a saint, Margaret Pole, nee Margaret Plantagenet, daughter of the Duke of Clarence, executed by Henry VIII, was beatified by Pope Leo XIII. She's just a step away from sainthood.

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Saint Laszlo (Laszlo I)
Saint Laszlo was the son of King Bela I of Hungary. Laszlo was born about 1040.
He was elected King of Hungary by the nobles in 1077. He reigned until 1095.
He encouraged Christian missionaries and built many churches.
In 1192 he was canonized by Pope Celestine III. In the Roman Catholic Church his feast day is June 27th.
He is also known as Saint Ladislaus (Ladislaus I).
Saint Laszlo is the patron saint of architecture.



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Ferdinand the Saint Prince of Portugal

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While not yet a saint, Margaret Pole, nee Margaret Plantagenet, daughter of the Duke of Clarence, executed by Henry VIII, was beatified by Pope Leo XIII. She's just a step away from sainthood.

Saints.SQPN.com » Blog Archive » Blessed Margaret Pole
Lady Margaret was beatified by Pope Leo XIII on the 29th of December 1886 as Blessed Margaret Pole.I wonder if there are any plans to make her Saint?

Nice stained glass memorial to the martyred Countess of Salisbury.

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Saint Queen Jadwiga of Poland


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Saint Leopold III, Margrave of Austria
Leopold III (1073-1136) is the patron saint of Austria.
He established the Klosterneuburg Monastery.
Leopold III founded the monasteries of Heiligerkreuz, Kleinmariazell, and Seiterstetten.
He was canonized on January 6th, 1458.
In the Roman Catholic Church his feast day is November 15th.
Michael Haydn the composer wrote a Mass in honor of Saint Leopold III.
The title of this Mass is the Missa subtitulo Sancti Leopoldi.

St. Charles, King and Martyr
St. Charles is Charles I of England.
He is the only saint canonized by the Church of England after the Reformation.
Charles I (1600-1649) was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1625 to 1649.
Charles was martyred on January 30, 1649.
Saint Henry
Henry II, German King and Holy Roman Emperor
Henry was born in 972.
He had been destined for the priesthood in his youth.
Henry II reigned from 1014 to 1024.
He promoted the institutions of the Church.
He died in 1024.
The Roman Catholic Church canonized Emperor Henry II in 1146.
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St. Charles is Charles I of England.
He is the only saint canonized by the Church of England after the Reformation.
Charles I (1600-1649) was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1625 to 1649.
Charles was martyred on January 30, 1649.

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Saint Leopold III, Margrave of Austria
Leopold III (1073-1136) is the patron saint of Austria.
He established the Klosterneuburg Monastery.
Leopold III founded the monasteries of Heiligerkreuz, Kleinmariazell, and Seiterstetten.
He was canonized on January 6th, 1458.
In the Roman Catholic Church his feast day is November 15th.
Michael Haydn the composer wrote a Mass in honor of Saint Leopold III.
The title of this Mass is the Missa subtitulo Sancti Leopoldi.
Saint Leopold III, Margrave of Austria,he's also buried at the Augustinian monastery of Klosterneuburg near Vienna.


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Saint Balthilde
Queen consort of King Clovis II of Burgundy
She was born around 626.
She had been a slave.
Clovis II met her at the house of the mayor of the palace.
Clovis freed and married her in 649.
Queen Balthilde abolished the trade in Christian slaves.
She founded hospitals and monasteries.
She died in 680.
Umberto III (Humbert III) the Blessed
Umberto was born in 1135 (1136).
He was the Count of Savoy from 1148 to 1189.
He was a man of irresolute spirit.
He preferred the seclusion of a monastery.
In 1189 Umberto founded the Monastery of Saint'Antonio di Ranverso.
Umberto III died in 1189.
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Saint Balthild of Ascania




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