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Jun 24, 2017

King's Messenger's will uncovered

A bust of Thomas Davis, Messenger to King Charles I, has adorned St Tegfan's Church on Anglesey for centuries but it wasn't till 10 years ago this month that his ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

will was discovered in a safe in the church. Among the provisions in the will was money for long-term distribution of bread to the poor of Llandegfan. The memorial shows him in his royal uniform - on which traces of red and blue paint are still visible. For more about the memorial and church, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the noticeboard beside the church gates. Or click here