🎧 Saint George
🎧 The Ancients • 1h 12m
The 23rd of April marks St Georges day - but who are we actually celebrating? Is there any truth behind the myth of the man who slain the dragon and rescued the princess - and where does the Patron Saint of England actually come from? Spoiler alert - it's not where you think. In this episode Tristan travelled to the Lancashire Archives to talk to Sam Riches about all things St George. Religious origins, centuries old cults, and farm animals going on a day out to the local church - there's more to St George than the well known myth.
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