I. biographical name Saint 240-332 the Illuminator apostle & founder of the Armenian Church II. biographical name name of 16 popes: especially I Saint circa 540-604 the Great (pope 590-604); VII Saint originally Hildebrand circa 1020-1085 (pope 1073-85); XIII originally Ugo Buoncompagni 1502-1585 (pope 1572-85) III. biographical name (Isabella) Augusta 1852-1932 Lady Gregory née Persse Irish dramatist

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