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The stream is said to have burst from the ground more than 1200 years ago on the spot where St. Winefride (Gwenfrewi) was slain by Caradoc, son of an Armorican prince, about the year 634 (see WINEFRIDE, ST.), and has flowed unceasingly ever since.
She was christened by an old Gallic name, probably Gwenfrewi, or White Stream, in Latin Genovefa, but she is best known by the late French form of Genevieve.
She was christened by an old Gallic name, probably Gwenfrewi, or
Arthur and the Grail, Merlin, John Dee, Prince Madoc and Saint Gwenfrewi are in there as well.
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