St. Almedha, Martyr, of Wales


clip_image002Commemorated on August 1

St. Almedha (also known as Eled or Elevetha) was the daughter or granddaughter of King Brychan of Brecknock.

She suffered martyrdom on a hill near Brecon in Wales in the sixth century for her faith in Christ.

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