Gwenfrewi [St Gwenfrewi, Winefrith, Winifred]
- T. M. Charles-Edwards
Gwenfrewi [St Gwenfrewi, Winefrith, Winifred] (fl.c. 650), nun, is the patron of Holywell and Gwytherin. Her relics were translated to Shrewsbury in 1138, but even before that date she appears to have had an English as well as a Welsh cult. The form of her name given in Latin texts, even in the strongly Welsh ...