Gredifael

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Gredifael
St. Credifael's Church, Penmynydd, Anglesey. - geograph.org.uk - 106970.jpg
St. Credifael's Church, Penmynydd
Born 6th century
Died 6th century
Feast 13 November

Saint Gredifael (also spelt Gredivel, Gredivael or Credifael) is the patron saint and founder of St Gredifael's Church, Penmynydd, in Anglesey, Wales.[1]

According to Enwogion Cymru, Gredifael was a saint who lived in the early part of the sixth century. He was one of the sons of Ithel Hael, and with his brother Flewyn was appointed to preside over the monastery of Pawl Hen, or Paulinus, at Tygwyn ar Dav, in Carmarthenshire.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Diocese of Bangor, Parish of Penmynydd, St Gredifael's Church, Penmynydd". Retrieved 2011-11-15. 
  2. ^ Robert Williams, Enwogion Cymru A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen, from the Earliest Times to the Present, and Including Every Name Connected with the Ancient History of Wales Llandovery, 1852. URL: https://books.google.com/books?id=_wMGAAAAQAAJ