Peter Martyr

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Peter Martyr:

see Peter of Verona, SaintPeter of Verona, Saint,
1206?–1252, Italian preacher, a Dominican. He traveled throughout Italy on preaching tours and was especially known for his opposition to the Cathari. He was murdered by some of that sect and canonized the next year as a martyr. He is called St.
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; Vermigli, Pietro MartireVermigli, Pietro Martire
, 1500–1562, Italian Protestant reformer, also known as Peter Martyr. He joined the Augustinian canons and in that order received high honors as a scholar and preacher.
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