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Feb 11, 2014

Chicken cure for epilepsy

Epileptics carrying chickens used to beat a path to Llandegla, Denbighshire, when it was thought that the holy well of St Tegla ...

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Posted by: Rhodri

could cure them. The ritual involved reciting the Lord's Prayer while circling the well at sunset, followed by sleeping under the communion table in the church - with the Bible as a pillow. The well's reputation for healing may go back to Roman times. For more information, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the well, or click here.