Articles Tagged 'St George's Day'

Saint George and the dragon

Five Facts About Saint George, For Saint George’s Day

As today is the official day of the patron saint of England, it seems only right and proper to have a bit of a delve into history’s golden gumbo pot to see what facts we can dredge up. As you’d expect for someone who is principally famous for being noble and slaying mythical beasts, there’s […]

Pie and Mash

Let’s Have a Knees-Up for St George!

Today, as you may already know, is St George’s Day. And this is a special day for all red-blooded Englishmen, because St George was a Greek man from Palestine, who became a Roman soldier in the third century, hundreds of years before England had even been invented. He’s also the patron saint of, well, quite […]