Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Rochhttp://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13100c.htm
Early 14th century. While on pilgrimage, Roch acquired renown for healing plague victims. He himself was stricken with the plague. Upon returning to his hometown, he was cast into prison as an accused spy, where he died.
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