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The parish church of Old Radnor is dedicated to St Stephen to whom there is no other authentic Welsh dedication. It was a popular Norman dedication, however, and it is likely that when the Normans came to Old Radnor they found a church already in existence here, dedicated to the Welsh saint Ystyffan, whom they mistakenly understood to be St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.
This is the first specific reference I can remember that mentions a person being disabled by their wartime service.
"In Childbed's agonizeing (sic) pains she yielded up her soul ...."
Martin Nicholson - Shropshire, United Kingdom.
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