Poor Clares

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Poor Clares:

see Clare, SaintClare or Clara, Saint,
1193?–1253, Italian nun of Assisi, devoted from her youth to St. Francis, to whom she took a vow of poverty. She led a life of great austerity.
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The Order of Poor Ladies, or Poor Clares, was founded by Saint Clare and Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century.
THE saint, who founded the Order of Poor Ladies (also known as the Poor Clares), in the 13th century, was known to be especially devout.