Carol about St. Stephen. According to Nordic and English lore, he was a stable boy to King Herod the Great. He saw the star of Bethlehem, decided to leave his service with the king and was killed for it. The "real" St. Stephen is considered a protomartyr of the church and died some time in the 30s AD. The day of St. Stephen is the 26th of December.
from Winter Rose,
released December 16, 2011
Traditional Swedish. Vocal arrangement by Maia Jern.