Saint James the Great was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. according to legend, his remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain). The traditional pilgrimage to the grave of the saint, known as the "Way of St. James" or "Camino de Santiago", has been the most popular pilgrimage for Western European Catholics from the early Middle Ages onwards.

July Saint James the Greater (i. 'the Elder') was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He was the first of the Apostles to be martyred and was beheaded. His remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain).

Cross of Saint James - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Cross of Saint James, the symbol of the Order of Santiago; the hilt is surmounted with a scallop.

St. James the Greater, Apostle, pray for us and laborers, arthritis sufferers, veterinarians and pharmacists.  Feast day July 25.

James the Greater, Apostle, pray for us and laborers, arthritis sufferers, veterinarians and pharmacists.

A page from the Codex Calixtinus, the most significant primary source for the 12th Century pilgrimage to Compostela.

- Apostle, his relics in Compostela in Spain are the object of one of the world's largest annual religious pilgrimages.

St. James - Trey's patron saint

Rembrandt: "Sankt Jakobus der Ältere,Saint James the Greater"

St. James the Greater Roman Catholic Apostle and is the patron saint of Spain and, according to legend, his remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. Feastday July 25

John Ingram, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered.

A view north in Golden Square, Soho, looking towards Upper James Street, with the large chimneys of the St James' and Pall Mall Electic Light Company's works on Marshall Street in the distance. 1902

A view north in Golden Square, Soho, looking towards Upper James Street, with the large chimneys of the St James' and Pall Mall Electic Light Company's works on Marshall Street in the distance. 1902 (towers long demolished now)

Catholic Encyclopedia entry on Saint James the Greater; portrait by Guido Reni from Google Art Project on Wikimedia Commons

signorcasaubon: Guido Reni - Saint James the Greater; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA;

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