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A selection of facts, poems and a wordsearch to teach children about dragons and the patron saint of England.

A selection of facts, poems and a wordsearch to teach children about dragons and the patron saint of England.

https://flic.kr/p/JCZvZZ | Tilney, All Saints - Stained Glass |  In the south aisle is found a window in memory of Gerald Watson Failes, Captain in the Norfolk Regiment, who was killed in 1918 aged 24.  An angel is flanked on the left by St George, patron Saint of England, and on the right by St Martin, Patron of English armourists.

https://flic.kr/p/JCZvZZ | Tilney, All Saints - Stained Glass | In the south aisle is found a window in memory of Gerald Watson Failes, Captain in the Norfolk Regiment, who was killed in 1918 aged 24. An angel is flanked on the left by St George, patron Saint of England, and on the right by St Martin, Patron of English armourists.

https://flic.kr/p/faN3za | Windermere, St Martins Parish Church | Another ‘Great War’ memorial window depicting St Michael for the balance of justice, St George Patron Saint of England, and St Gabriel for Divine Power, holding a Palestine Lily, by Powell of Whitefriars, 1918.  Stained glass, memorial to John Reginal Lingard, died Gallipoli, 1915.

https://flic.kr/p/faN3za | Windermere, St Martins Parish Church | Another ‘Great War’ memorial window depicting St Michael for the balance of justice, St George Patron Saint of England, and St Gabriel for Divine Power, holding a Palestine Lily, by Powell of Whitefriars, 1918. Stained glass, memorial to John Reginal Lingard, died Gallipoli, 1915.

10 Things you should know about St George’s Day. St George’s Day is a time to celebrate the patron saint of England.  It’s a super excuse to enjoy or learn about some of England’s customs and traditions, and also to think about knights and castles and dragons!

10 Things you should know about St George’s Day. St George’s Day is a time to celebrate the patron saint of England. It’s a super excuse to enjoy or learn about some of England’s customs and traditions, and also to think about knights and castles and dragons!

St. THOMAS BECKET Patron Saint of England, patron saint of England clergy by KAPELA on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/511585003/st-thomas-becket-patron-saint-of-england

St. THOMAS BECKET Patron Saint of England, patron saint of England clergy

St. THOMAS BECKET Patron Saint of England, patron saint of England clergy by KAPELA on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/511585003/st-thomas-becket-patron-saint-of-england

The texts about the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and I...

The texts about the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and I...

Hans Holbein the Younger, Sir Thomas More, 1527, Tempera on wood, 74,2 x 59 cm, Frick Collection, New York

Hans Holbein the Younger, Sir Thomas More, 1527, Tempera on wood, 74,2 x 59 cm, Frick Collection, New York

HAPPY ST GEORGE'S DAY AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!   St George in stained glass. South front of the church of Sarum St Thomas in Salisbury.

HAPPY ST GEORGE'S DAY AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!! St George in stained glass. South front of the church of Sarum St Thomas in Salisbury.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.The Insignia of the order consists of a collar and badge appendant known as the George, the Star,the Garter and the Sash with the Investment Badge called the lesser George.It was in the year 1415 that St. George became the Patron Saint of England when English Soldiers under Henry V won the battle of Agincourt.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.The Insignia of the order consists of a collar and badge appendant known as the George, the Star,the Garter and the Sash with the Investment Badge called the lesser George.It was in the year 1415 that St. George became the Patron Saint of England when English Soldiers under Henry V won the battle of Agincourt.

blessed-margaret-pole - Martyr of England.She was born Margaret Plantagenet,the niece of Edward IV and Rich­ard III.She married Sir Reginald Pole about 1491 and bore five sons, including Reginald Cardinal Pole. Margaret was widowed,named countess of Salisbury,and appointed governess to Princess Mary,daughter of Henry VIII/Queen Catherine of Aragon, Spain.She opposed Henry’s mar­riage to Anne Boleyn,and the king exiled her from court,although he had called her “the holiest woman in England.”

blessed-margaret-pole - Martyr of England.She was born Margaret Plantagenet,the niece of Edward IV and Rich­ard III.She married Sir Reginald Pole about 1491 and bore five sons, including Reginald Cardinal Pole. Margaret was widowed,named countess of Salisbury,and appointed governess to Princess Mary,daughter of Henry VIII/Queen Catherine of Aragon, Spain.She opposed Henry’s mar­riage to Anne Boleyn,and the king exiled her from court,although he had called her “the holiest woman in England.”

Templar Flag - The five-cross Templar flag has been used since at least the 13th century. The central element of the flag is St. George's cross (still used as the national flag of England), who is the patron saint of Georgia. The design was adopted as a variant of the Jerusalem cross, a symbol used by crusaders in the Holy Land, which likewise used a large central cross with four smaller crosses of the Templars in the four quadrants.

Templar Flag - The five-cross Templar flag has been used since at least the 13th century. The central element of the flag is St. George's cross (still used as the national flag of England), who is the patron saint of Georgia. The design was adopted as a variant of the Jerusalem cross, a symbol used by crusaders in the Holy Land, which likewise used a large central cross with four smaller crosses of the Templars in the four quadrants.

St. George Patron Saint of England

St. George Patron Saint of England

George Patron Saint of England Paper Prayer Card cents each.

Badge This badge depicts a jousting knight. The knight carries a shield with the cross of St George, who became the patron saint of England during the wars with France in the 1300s.  Production Date: Late Medieval; early-mid 14th century

Badge This badge depicts a jousting knight. The knight carries a shield with the cross of St George, who became the patron saint of England during the wars with France in the 1300s. Production Date: Late Medieval; early-mid 14th century