... Ignorance continueth many in the dregs of superstition ... images and altars standing in the churches undefaced, lewd and indecent vigils and watches observed, much pilgrimage-going, many candles set up to the honour of the saints, some relics yet carried about, and all the country full of beads and knots.
(Report on the diocese of Bangor by Bishop Nicholas Robinson, 1567 in David Mathew, ‘Some Elizabethan documents’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, 1933, vol. VI, pp. 77–8 [Tip: daliwch Ctrl a chliciwch dolen i'w agor mewn tab newydd. (Cuddio tip)] )