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  • CRISPIN and Crispinian, the patron saints of shoemakers, whose festival is celebrated on the 25th of October.
  • Especially in France, but also in England and in other parts of Europe, the festival of St Crispin was for centuries the occasion of solemn processions and merry-making, in which gilds of shoemakers took the chief part.
  • At Troyes, where the gild of St Crispin was reconstituted as late as 1820, an annual festival is celebrated in the church of St Urban.
  • 3); the symbolical processions in honour of "King Crispin" at Stirling and Edinburgh were particularly famous.
  • The chief authority is the Vita Lanfranci by Milo Crispin, who was precentor at Bec and died in 1149.

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