8 things you need to know about Saint George's Day

It's Saint George's Day today - the day we celebrate England's patron saint.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 23rd April 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:55 pm
St George's flag
St George's flag

Or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves. Both are fine options. Here is your guide to George, his life, his legend, and why he is our patron saint.