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Gudule (2 syl.) or St. Guduʹla

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patron saint of Brussels, was daughter of Count Witger, died 172. She is represented with a lantern, from a tradition that she was one day going to the church of St. Morgelle with a lantern, which went out, but the holy virgin lighted it again with her prayers.

St. Gudule in Christian art is represented carrying a lantern which a demontries to put out. The legend is a repetition of that of St. Geneviève, as Brussels is Paris in miniature.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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