Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 1 - Today is Saint David's Day, the Patron Saint of Wales

St David for Wales
Saint David (St. Dewl)


Today people in Wales celebrate their Patron Saint- St. David.

(3) St David for Wales


His traditional emblem is the dove, and he appears here between figures representing the bardic tradition (harp, mistletoe and oak) and that of learning (book and lamp of learning). 
The work of Sir Edward Poynter

Individuals wear a Daffodil on this day in remembrance 

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