St George

The Princess and the dragon The story of a Princess being saved from a dragon is found in many legends. One of the earliest example of this motif is Perseus saving Andromeda. St. George and the dragon is a medieval legend in a similar vein. This one has strong Christian overtones as St George was a Christian knight. The… More St George

St George’s Day

April 23   The patron saint of England is Saint George. Saint George’s Day is celebrated on April 23, the anniversary of his death. It is not a public holiday in England, although there are groups that feel it ought to be.  Taken from St Georges website “The History of St George’s Day In 1222 the… More St George’s Day