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Jan 1, 2022

Back from the dead in Swansea

In 1290 a crowd watched William Crach, a prisoner at Swansea Castle, being hanged until he was dead, but later he began to breathe again. This was seen as a miracle and he was allowed to go free, on certain conditions. For more about the castle's ...

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