Heritage

About Saint George

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Stories of Saint George, the patron saint of chivalry, have been recounted in many lands for seventeen centuries. It is believed that the historical figure of George was born in Cappadocia (present-day Turkey) around AD 280. He enlisted in the Roman army under the emperor Diocletian and soon exhibited skills sufficient to warrant promotion to […]

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An Icon of Protection

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Since Old Testament times men and women have, in times of trouble, put a sign of protection on their doors to guard against evil. Our Order of St. George icon shows our Patron slaying a coronavirus-ridden dragon. If you would like a copy, please email or write to BM The Order of St. George, London […]

Education

Facets of St. George

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In co-operation with the Royal Society of St. George and other organizations we are developing an educational programme, called ‘Facets of St. George’ which uses different aspects of St. George – man, saint, and myth – as a tool for exploring history, chivalry, and the value of legend and storytelling, and putting these in a modern context. […]

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St. George’s Day 2015

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Members of the Order joined our friends at the very active North Downs, Kent branch of the Royal Society of St George to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. A memorial wreath was laid at the war memorial at East Malling, Kent, supported by an honour guard from the Ditton Squadron of the Air Training […]