St David’s Day and the Tudors

| March 1, 2017

Happy St David’s Day! Yes, 1st March is the feast day of St David (Dewi Sant), the patron saint of Wales. Why am I posting about that on the Anne Boleyn Files? I hear you ask. Well, one reason is that I’m half Welsh and my Welsh roots are important to me, but the main […]

1 March – The Feast Day of St David, Dewi Sant

| March 1, 2016

1 March – The Feast Day of St David, Dewi Sant

Happy St David’s Day! Yes, 1st March is the feast day of St David (Dewi Sant), the patron saint of Wales. Why am I posting about that on the Anne Boleyn Files? I hear you ask. Well, one reason is that I’m half Welsh and my Welsh roots are important to me, but the main […]

Happy St David’s Day!

| March 1, 2013

Happy St David’s Day!

Today is the feast day of St David (Dewi Sant), patron saint of Wales. According to Rhigyfarch’s “Life of Saint David”, David lived in the 6th century and founded religious centres including Glastonbury and Croyland. He then travelled to the Holy Land and was made archbishop at Jerusalem before travelling back to Wales and settling […]