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Brother Cadfael


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In the popular detective stories of Ellis Peters (1913–95), a former crusader who is a Benedictine monk of the 12th-century abbey of Shrewsbury, later home to the shrine of St Winefride; Cadfael uses his worldly knowledge and herbalist's skills, as well as his faith, to resolve mysteries in the abbey and the town.

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