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Posted by: CelticRadio 01-Mar-2019, 05:03 AM
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HAPPY ST. DAVID'S DAY


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Saint David was a Welsh bishop of Mynyw during the 6th century. He is the patron saint of Wales. David was a native of Wales, and a relatively large amount of information is known about his life. However, his birth date is uncertain: suggestions range from 462 to 512.

St. Davidís Day is celebrated on March 1st across Wales and the wider world. But who was St David? What was he famous for? And in which Shakespeare play is a character forced to eat a leek in his name?

Read more from HistoryExtra:

https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/facts-st-davids-day-wales-traditions-facts-welsh-costumes-leek/



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