Saint George’s Day

Saint George and Dragon, oval madallion, gold – This incredible 16th-century jewel shows the patron saint of England slaying the dragon… – Saint George (AD 275–281 to 23 April 303) according to legend, was a Roman soldier of Greek origin and officer in the Guard of Roman emperor Diocletian, who was ordered his death for failing to recant his Christian faith. As a Christian martyr, he later became one of the most venerated saints in Christianity and in particular the Crusades…

Saint George and Dragon

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