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Dec 29, 2013

Church linked to Roman's dream

St Peblig's Church in Caernarfon is linked to Magnus Maximus' dream of a beautiful woman who lived in an area of mountains ...

Category: General
Posted by: Rhodri

and valleys. It took his scouts a while to reach Snowdonia from Magnus' home in Rome but when they reached it they soon found Helen, the woman he had seen in his dreams. One of their sons was Publicius (Peblig in Welsh), who is said to have founded a church near the Roman camp of Segontium in 433AD. For more on this story and the medieval St Peblig's Church, scan the QR codes on the noticeboard by the church entrance. Or click here