From BBC: April 23, Saint George Day (Gustave Moreau painting)

April 23, Saint George Day

From BBC: April 23, Saint George Day (Click to access story)

Introduction

Saint George’s Day is 23 April.

Saint George

Saint George is the patron saint of England. He’s popularly identified with England and English ideals of honour, bravery and gallantry – but actually he wasn’t English at all. Very little, if anything, is known about the real Saint George. Pope Gelasius said that George is one of the saints “whose names are rightly reverenced among us, but whose actions are known only to God.”>>>>>>>>>>>>more HERE 

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