(d. c. 303)
   Lucy was martyred in the Diocletian persecutions. She is said to have demonstrated her Christianity by giving all her possessions to the poor; she was then denounced to the authorities by her fiancé. She was a popular saint in the early Church.
   D.H. Farmer (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, 3rd edn (1992).

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