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Modred the Wise
Snowdonia, Caernarfonshire

When the soldiers of Rome were sweeping over Britain, Modred the Wise, retired for refuge to a cave on a mountainside. To him flocked his countrymen for succour and healing. One day, while gathering herbs, Modred came upon a young Roman soldier, grievously wounded. Although he was an enemy, the Druid took him to his cave, and cared for him. When the time for worship came, the people were amazed to see an enemy in their midst. But Morfudd, the virgin of the sacrifice, added her entreaty to the pleading of Modred, and the Roman captive was safe.

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