Search Britannia

Britannia Departments
Travel
History
British Life
Shopping
Legend Links
Myths & Legends Home
King Arthur
Legends Collection
Ghosts of York
Berkshire Folklore or Fact?
Cornish Saints & Sinners
A Collection of British Legends


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.

Click for Next Legend





  

  Britannia.com  (T) 302.234.8904    (F) 302.234.9154    Copyright ©2000 Britannia.com, LLC