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


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!


Horse armour made for Henry VIII The suit of armour is decorated with Katherine’s pomegranates and also has a border of intertwined letters H and K for Henry and Katherine. The armour also features scenes from the lives of the royal couple’s patron saints, St George and St Barbara.


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.


By George! Life-sized cardboard model of England's patron saint slaying a dragon adds to artist's curious collection of cardboard sculptures

Cardboard art: 9m replica of St George and a dragon- by Chris Gilmour, Italy-based British artist


Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is doubt, faith, Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. ~ Partial Prayer written by St. Francis of Assisi (patron Saint of Animals)


2014 will be the year I travel from the Brecon Beacons to Morwenstow. My own pilgrimage. Detail--St. Morwenna window at Morwenstow church