A Student of History

February 29, 2008

Happy St. David’s Day

Filed under: Wales — John Maass @ 7:12 am

March 1st is St David’s Day, the patron saint of Wales.  Saint David, or Dewi Sant as he is known in the Welsh language, is the patron saint of Wales. He was a Celtic monk, abbot and bishop, who lived in the sixth century. During his life, he was the archbishop of Wales, and he was one of many early saints who helped to spread Christianity among the pagan Celtic tribes of western Britain.

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