Curses and Blessings at the Holy Wells of Anglesey

Type Other contribution
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputWeb
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2021
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Abstract

The practise of visiting a well to ask for a blessing is a centuries old tradition in Wales. Cursing one’s mortal enemy, however, is a much more recent practise.

Keywords

  • Wales, Holyhead, Holy Island, Ynys Cybi, Folklore, folk belief, Cursing, Blessing, Holy Wells