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From the Stacks: E.K. Johnson delivers a new dragon slaying hero in 'The Story of Owen'

... drew so much dragon attention it was overrun or the fact that Queen Victoria was the only non-dragon slayer to be inducted into the Order of St. George for moving a hatching ground and enabling ... read more

St. George Day 2019 festival promotes art and community -- with a dragon parade worthy of ‘Game of Thrones’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- The artistic community on Staten Island came together Sunday for the 13th annual St. George Day celebration along the North Shore. Hundreds of borough residents walked through ... read more

Margaret the Dragon Slayer

Her feast day (in the West) would have been 20 July. Saint George, another dragon slayer, has remained more visible in modern times. His cult was reduced to a local one in 1969, but his feast day, ... read more

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Royal St. George Jaguar Dragon Team Lying 16th in Cascais

After the strong winds and drama of the opening day, day two of the Dragon HM King Juan Carlos Trophy, being hosted by the Clube Naval de Cascais Royal St. George's Martin Byrne are now sixteenth ... read more


St. George Shoots the Dragon (Sveti Georgije ubiva azdahu)

This gritty, complex period piece unfurls circa 1914, against the explosive backdrop of the early-World War I Balkans. In a Serbian village on the banks of the Sava River (which constitutes the border ... read more

St George's Day 2019: How the dragon-slayer became the patron saint of England

While St Patrick's Day, St David's Day and St Andrew's Day are all celebrated with patriotic community events, St George's Day has become less significant over time and has left the nation somewhat ... read more

How St George overcame grisly torture of nails hammered into his skull, being boiled alive and drinking molten lead to become patron saint

MENTION St George to most Brits and they will know two things about him – he’s the patron saint of England and he slayed a dragon. But as the country celebrates St George's day we look at the original ... read more

St George’s Day images, quotes and poems to celebrate the patron saint

It’s widely accepted as the day that St George, the patron saint of England who is famously said to have slayed a dragon back in the day, died back in AD 303. While St George’s Day isn’t a bank ... read more

St George's Day: Happy St George's Day! Why is St George patron saint of England?

There is another legend which is associated with St George, known as St George and the Dragon. First recorded in the 11th century from a Georgian source, the legend tells of how St George encountered ... read more

St George's Day 2019: Who was the dragon-slayer and why is he England's patron saint?

April 23 marks the saint’s day of England’s patron saint St George. English schoolchildren are always taught that he was a knight who slayed dragons but is there more to the historical figure? From ... read more

St George's Day 2019: Why St George is the patron saint of England

It's traditional for men to buy their partner a rose, and women to buy their partner a book. The story of St George slaying a dragon is thought to be at least 1,000 years old, so there's no knowing ... read more

Happy St George’s Day 2019! Who was England’s patron saint?

... Christian Churches and several countries and cities where Saint George is the patron saint Who was Saint George and where did the legend of the dragon come from? Although Saint George is England’s ... read more



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