Well beyond belief?
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 @ 00:00
You don’t mess with Holywell’s saint, says David Wilbourne
St Winefride, Her Holy Well and the Jesuit Mission c.660-1930
T. W. Pritchard
Bridge Books £20 plus £5 p. & p.*
IN SEVENTH-CENTURY North Wales, Prince Caradog decapitated Winefride for spurning his amorous attentions. A healing spring burst forth where her godly head landed, its miraculous stones henceforth flecked red with her virgin blood, its fragrant moss a balm. Two lives of Winefride were published in ...
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