Saint Gladys

Also known as

  • Gwladys
  • Gwaladys
  • Gladusa
  • Gwladus
  • Claudia

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Daughter of Saint Brychan of Brecknock. When Saint Gwynllyw asked for her hand in marriage, Brychan refused. Gwynllyw kidnapped the girl, and the two started a violent life on the run. Mother of Saint Cadoc of Llancarvan who eventually convinced Gwynllyw and Gladys to give up their violent ways, and follow a religious calling. Nun at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. Late in life she became a hermitess in rural Wales.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gladys“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 March 2014. Web. 23 October 2014. <>