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Baked Monks – 1823

Connaught Journal Monday, May 26, 1823 BAKED MONKS In the Monastery of St. Bernard it is the custom to preserve the dead bodies of the Monks and afterwards place them erect in niches along the walls. This is effected by baking them for five or six months in a very slow oven, contrived for the … Continue reading

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