Happy St. George’s Day

Today is St. George’s Day among Western Christians. It’s celebrated on May 6 by Eastern Christians because they follow the Julian rather than the Gregorian calendar. You can read about my namesake here. Here’s the St. George Cross, which was the flag of England before its union with Scotland. George, it turns out, is the patron saint of England, as well as Palestine, interestingly enough.

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