John Penry, the Puritan martyr, was born at Cefn-brith in this parish.
Thayer, with other essays, 1889), originally a lecture, and in spite of the compression due to its form, up to that time probably the ablest defence, based on external evidence, of the Johannine authorship, and certainly the completest treatment of the relation of Justin Martyr to this gospel.
north-west, is claimed as the birthplace of the Scottish martyr, Patrick Hamilton (1504-1528).
Stephen became a martyr in August 257.
ST SEBASTIAN, a Christian martyr whose festival is celebrated on the 10th of January.