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Swyno'r 'ryri (charming The Shingles)






Category: STORIES OF SATAN, GHOSTS, ETC.

Source: Welsh Folk-lore

The shingles is a skin disease, which encircles the body like a girdle,
and the belief was that if it did so the patient died. However, there
was a charm for procuring its removal, which was generally resorted to
with success; but the last person who could charm this disease in
Montgomeryshire lies buried on the west side of the church at
Penybontfawr, and consequently there is no one now in those parts able to
charm the shingles. The inscription on his tombstone informs us that
Robert Davies, Glanhafon Fawr, died March 13th, 1864, aged 29, so that
faith in this charm has reached our days.

It was believed that the descendants of a person who had eaten eagle's
flesh to the ninth generation could charm for shingles.

The manner of proceeding can be seen from the following quotation taken
from The History of Llanrhaiadr-yn-Mochnant, by Mr. T. W. Hancock,
which appears in vol. vi., pp. 327-8 of the Montgomeryshire
Collections.





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