“Peter Waldo was a rich merchant in Lyo…

“Peter Waldo was a rich merchant in Lyons. About 1173 he provided an income for his wife and separated from her, placed his daughters in a convent, and distributed his property among the poor in order to begin an itinerant life of preaching.”

Everett Ferguson, Church History, Vol. 1, p. 504–put this in the category of “how not to have a healthy preacher’s family.”

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