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23 April         rd Saint George’s DayShakespeare’s Birthday
God for Harry,England andSaint George!Henry V (III, i)
William Shakespeare          God for Harry,          England and Saint          George!          Henry V (III, i)
Shakespeare died on his birthday.                   He was born on                   23rd April 1564.                   He...
Cervantes was born                      in 1547.      How can that        be true?He also died on 23rdApril 1616, but ten ...
When Spain changed to               the Gregorian system in               1582, the calendar               “lost” ten days...
UNESCO got the idea from Cataloniato celebrate this day.
But in the UK,the celebrations for World Book    Day are in     March!
Saint George’s Day
The legend of ‘Saint George and the Dragon’comes from a book entitled The Golden Legend.
William Caxton printed the Englishtranslation of The Golden Legend in 1483.
Celebrations
Medieval pageants
Scouts on parade
Morris dancing
Flying the flag
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  1. 1. 23 April rd Saint George’s DayShakespeare’s Birthday
  2. 2. God for Harry,England andSaint George!Henry V (III, i)
  3. 3. William Shakespeare God for Harry, England and Saint George! Henry V (III, i)
  4. 4. Shakespeare died on his birthday. He was born on 23rd April 1564. He died on 23rd April 1616.
  5. 5. Cervantes was born in 1547. How can that be true?He also died on 23rdApril 1616, but ten daysbefore Shakespeare!
  6. 6. When Spain changed to the Gregorian system in 1582, the calendar “lost” ten days. However, Englandkept the traditionalJulian calendar until 1752.
  7. 7. UNESCO got the idea from Cataloniato celebrate this day.
  8. 8. But in the UK,the celebrations for World Book Day are in March!
  9. 9. Saint George’s Day
  10. 10. The legend of ‘Saint George and the Dragon’comes from a book entitled The Golden Legend.
  11. 11. William Caxton printed the Englishtranslation of The Golden Legend in 1483.
  12. 12. Celebrations
  13. 13. Medieval pageants
  14. 14. Scouts on parade
  15. 15. Morris dancing
  16. 16. Flying the flag

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