February 28 — Nicholas of Pskov; Romanus of Condat

Nicholas of Pskov (d. 1576) (aka Salos) is numbered among the Fools for Christ* (no, I don’t know what number he is). When Tsar Ivan the Terrible’s Oprichniki (“Guardians”)  had finished devastating Novgorod, Ivan went to Pskov, having heard rumors that the city was planning to go over to the Lithuanians (can you blame them?).… Continue reading February 28 — Nicholas of Pskov; Romanus of Condat