Bernardino da Feltra was an Italian Franciscan who died in 1494. He is best remembered for monti di pietà, which were to lend to the poor at low interest rates.
Bl. Bernardine of Feltre
Italian Franciscan missionary, died 1494. Of little note as an author. Best remembered for his monti di pietà, a type of charitable lender similar to pawnbrokers.
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