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Well beyond belief?

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.*
(978-1-84494-060-8)

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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