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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ST. GEORGE'S DAY, 23rd APRIL: Celebrating England

While I'm working on my next Greek history blog (it is coming, don't worry), and since British history isn't my specialty (yet?), I thought I'd share a few videos about England and Saint George, since today is Saint George's Day!

This is just a one-off blog mini-series on Britain's Patron Saints and I'll be back to my regular posts ASAP.

In the meantime, hope you enjoy!


(= "God and My Right")

"National Anthem: England - Jerusalem"
(AKA "And did those feet in ancient times")

Written by William Blake
Video Uploaded by "Ian Berwick"


"British Patriotic Song: I Vow to Thee, My Country"

Written by Sir Cecil Spring Rice, composed by Gustav Holst
Video uploaded by "Ian Berwick"


"Land of Hope and Glory"

Written by A.C. Benson, composed by Edward Elgar
Video uploaded by "BritainShallPrevail"


"History Summarised: England"

Video uploaded by "Overly Sarcastic Productions"


"Saint George and the Dragon - Into the Maw of Danger - Extra Mythology"

Video uploaded by "Extra Credits"


"The History of the English Flag"

Video uploaded by "History With Herbert"


"What Happened to the Old English Flag?"

Video uploaded by "History With Hilbert"


"Ten Minute English and British History #1 - Early Roman Britain and Boudicca's Rebellion"

Video uploaded by "History Matters"

Go and check out their playlist on English and British history:


"The Animated History of England | Parts 1 + 2"

Videos uploaded by "Suibhne"



"National Anthem: United Kingdom - God Save the Queen [Remastered]"

Composed (possibly) by John Bull
Video Uploaded by "Ian Berwick"


My next post on Britain's Patron Saints will be on Saint Andrew of Scotland (30th November)

Check out my previous post on Ireland and St. Patrick:

My next post on Greco-Persian history will be on the First Greco-Persian War and the Battle of Marathon (492 - 490 BC)

Check out my previous post on the Ionian Revolt:

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The Patron Saints of the British Isles
The Patron Saints of the British Isles

• WALES - St. David's Day (1st March) • IRELAND - St. Patrick's Day (17th March) • ENGLAND - St. George's Day (23rd April) • SCOTLAND - St. Andrew's Day (30th November)

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