Mariscotti, Hyacintha (d. 1640)

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Mariscotti, Hyacintha (d. 1640)

Saint . Died at Viterbo in 1640.

Hyacintha Mariscotti entered the religious life as a Franciscan nun at Viterbo against her wishes and for ten years remained indifferent to her surroundings. She was eventually converted and became a distinguished saint. Her feast day is January 30.