Not only is today the anniversary of the traditional birthdate of William Shakespeare in 1564, but it is also the anniversary of his death in 1616!
In this video, I share some facts about the Bard, along with a few phrases from his works that have become part of common parlance.
23rd April is St George’s Day, but when did he become England’s patron saint and why?
Who was the patron saint before him?
The Order of the Garter, officially known as The Most Noble Order of the Garter, is the oldest and highest British order of chivalry. The Order was founded in 1348 by King Edward III and consists of the King (or Queen), their spouse, the Prince of Wales and twenty four Knights. Other members of The Order are known as Royal Knights Companions and Extra or Stranger Knights.