Santa Casa da Misericórdia

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The Santa Casa da Misericórdia (Holy House of Mercy) is a Portuguese charity founded in Lisbon in 1498 by the Queen Leonor of Portugal.

After the Lisbon Santa Casa da Misericóridia, similar organizations were created in many other cities and towns of Portugal and of the Portuguese Empire.

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