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by Lois Rock

Author: Lois Rock
Subcategory: Religions
Language: English
Publisher: Lion UK (February 1, 2005)
Pages: 22 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.2
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Saint David is the patron saint of Wales But nations can have patron saints too. England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales each has their own national da. .

Saint David is the patron saint of Wales. Patron saints are chosen as special protectors or guardians over all areas of life. Traditionally people see them as symbols of how to live a better life. You can have patron saints of all sorts of things, like jobs, organisations and animals. For example, St Francis of Assisi loved nature and wildlife so he was made the patron saint of animals. But nations can have patron saints too. England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales each has their own national day named after their patron saint. Saint David of Wales.

Saint George, also George of Lydda, was a soldier of Cappadocian Greek origins, member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, who was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith

Saint George, also George of Lydda, was a soldier of Cappadocian Greek origins, member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, who was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith. He became one of the most venerated saints and megalo-martyrs in Christianity, and he has been especially venerated as a military saint since the Crusades.

But who was St. George, and what did he do to become England’s Patron Saint? Very little is known about St. George’s life, but it is thought he was a high ranking officer in the Roman army who was killed in around AD 303. It seems that the Emperor Diocletian had St. George tortured t. George tortured to make him deny his faith in Christ. However despite some of the most terrible torture even for that time, St George showed incredible courage and faith and was finally beheaded near Lydda in Palestine

As well as being the Patron Saint of England, St George is also the patron saint of many other countries including Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iraq, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Russia! St George, patron of England, on the rood screen at St Mary.

As well as being the Patron Saint of England, St George is also the patron saint of many other countries including Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iraq, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Russia! St George, patron of England, on the rood screen at St Mary the Virgin, Wellingborough Source. Who Was St George? St George was a Roman soldier born in Turkey in the 3rd century AD, who became a Christian martyr.

A good way to introduce young children to England's Patron Saint and one of our most cherished cultural icons. While short enough to hold a young child's attention, the book still manages to explore themes such as 'The Life of George', 'Who was George?', 'George: A Soldier for England', 'Dragon-Slayer', 'St George's Day', 'A Prayer Inspired by St George' and 'St George's Day 23rd April. Extremely good value. An excellent present for St George's Day on 23rd April.

One of a set of 4-books on the national saints of the British Isles, published simultaneously with St Patrick of Ireland, St David of Wales and St Andrew of Scotland. Just who was St George? When and where did he live?

One of a set of 4-books on the national saints of the British Isles, published simultaneously with St Patrick of Ireland, St David of Wales and St Andrew of Scotland.

This is a list of patron saints of places by nation, region, and town/city. If a place is not listed here, it may be listed in "Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary". This list only includes sovereign states; subdivisions, such as the constituent countries of the United Kingdom, are listed below under "Administrative subdivisions". Kingdom of Bosnia – Gregory the Miracle-Worker and Saint Gregory after 1461. Czechoslovakia – Adalbert of Prague, John of Nepomuk, Ludmila, Cyril and Methodius, Wenceslas.

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St George's Day is the patron saint's day of England, marked around the country on 23 April each year. But who was the dragon-slaying soldier named George who became the patron saint of England?

St George's Day is the patron saint's day of England, marked around the country on 23 April each year. Image caption George is also patron saint of many other countries including Portugal, Germany and Greece. He almost certainly was a real historical figure - probably a Christian Roman soldier named Georgios," said Dr Michael Carter, a historian at English Heritage.

One of a set of 4 books on the national saints of the British Isles, published simultaneously with Saint Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland; Saint David: PatronSaintof Wales; and Saint Andrew: Patron Saintof Scotland. Just who was St George? When and where did he live? And how did he come to be England's patron saint? And what about the famous dragon story? This useful little book covers all these topics providing background information that all patriotic youngsters will be interested to know.