8 things you need to know on Saint George’s Day

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It’s Saint George’s Day today, the day we celebrate England’s patron saint - or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves.

Both are fine options. Here is your guide to George, his life, his legend, and why he is our patron saint.

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