Sainte Valérie, by Jaques Laudin II
St. Valerie of Limoges was one of many Catholic saints who was a cephalophore - a martyr who carried their head in their hands. Many of these cephalophores supposedly spoke, prayed, or walked somewhere, after being beheaded.
Painting circa 1700, via Wikimedia Commons.
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