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Shoemakers

The patron saints of shoemakers are St. Crispin and his brother Crispian, who supported themselves by making shoes while they preached to the people of Gaul and Britain. In compliment to these saints the trade of shoemaking is called “the gentle craft.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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