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Holywell Shrine

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Holywell Shrine
Flintshire - Holywell, Clwyd, Wales
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The shrine of St Winefride in Holywell, north Wales, was one of the most popular places of pilgrimage in the medieval period, even after the saint's relics were removed to Shrewsbury Abbey. The wonderful Gothic shrine that was built over St Winefride's well is thought to have been built by Henry VII in the early 16th century. The Tudor symbol can be seen on the large vaulting pendant in this photo.

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