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HOLYWELL ST WINEFRIDES FEAST DAY WALES

Holywell gypsy Roma women gathering on the feast day of 22 June at St Winefrides Shrine and take a cure Holywell Flintshire Wales. 1980s, St Winifred or Saint Winefride was a 7th-century Welsh Christian  woman, around whom many historical legends have formed. A healing spring at the traditional site of her death is now a shrine and pilgrimage site called St Winefrifdes Well,  known as the Lourdes of Wales.
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Holywell gypsy Roma women gathering on the feast day of 22 June at St Winefrides
Holywell gypsy Roma women gathering on the feast day of 22 June at St Winefrides Shrine and take a cure Holywell Flintshire Wales. 1980s, St Winifred or Saint Winefride was a 7th-century Welsh Christian woman, around whom many historical legends have formed. A healing spring at the traditional site of her death is now a shrine and pilgrimage site called St Winefrifdes Well, known as the Lourdes of Wales.

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Source: HOMER SYKES
Date: 4 Aug 2011
Location: Holywell Flintshire UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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