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

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

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.

The Crusader window detail of St George in the Church of St Thomas and St Edmunds @ Salisbury, Wiltshire.UK It is recorded that St George came to the assistance of crusaders on both the first and the third crusades.

Happy St. Georges Day England!

April is St Georges Day. St George killed the dragon and is the Patron Saint of England

St Piran's Cross, Penhale Sands, Cornwall. This 8 ft high cross is the oldest recorded cross in Cornwall. It was already an old landmark when mentioned in AD 960.

This high cross is the oldest recorded cross in Cornwall. It was already an old landmark when mentioned in 960 AD.

St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

St-Denis Basilica, Paris - burial site of monarchs; abbey founded in century; current structure begun in century

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

Hans The Younger Holbein Sir Thomas More , Frick Collection, New York. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Sir Thomas More 1 by Hans The Younger Holbein.

ST SENARA'S CHURCH | Zennor, Cornwall: 'On the south side of the church tower is a bronze dial, bearing the figure of a mermaid, and an inscription dated 1737.' ✫ღ⊰n

ST SENARA'S CHURCH | Zennor, Cornwall: 'On the south side of the church tower is a bronze dial, bearing the figure of a mermaid, and an inscription dated 1737.' ✫ღ⊰n

DAVID NIVEN in 1930s-40s cricket outfit.

DAVID English actor He was named after the Saint’s Day on which he was born, St David Patron Saint of Wales (one of my fav British actors).

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