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maryinmonmouthshire's Podcast

Mary in Monmouthshire is a historical broadcast detailing ancient, secret and Catholic places often hidden away in Monmouthshire or the ancient kingdom of Gwent, Ergyng (South Hereford) and places visited by Mary who travels around in Cornwall and France. There is also a place for ancient hagiographies of saints conected with Monmouthshire and Caerleon-for example St David's hermitage in the Black Mountains near Llanthony, and its 19th centure apparition of the Virgin Mary.

Feb 25, 2008

Sixth century Wales-the menace of the Irish and Saxon raiders in Gwent-Glamorgan, joined together for a while. St Teilo of Llanarth climbs the Skirrid to beg God to spare Gwent! Yellow Plague weakens the peopleThe Battle of Tintern and the visit of an angel, a holy well at Mathern and the relics of the saint still kept at Mathern in a stone sarcophagus under the chancel.

 Also a bishop's heart in an urn!!Snowdrops crocuses and narcissi-my car bites the dust after years of long service! A half term visit to the Abbey Church of Our Lady and St Teilo, now Llandaff Cathedral  special soundseeing tour for a furture podcast. Spring days.My trip to Mathern to interview professional historian Anthony Utting , writer of the book 'Who slew Tewdrig?' Definately a fun interview next time as we discuss this podcast


Revised episode due to gaps in original.

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