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St DAVID
Also known as DEWI-SANT

Patron Saint of Cymru aka Wales

Everyone's heard of St Dafydd, the Patron Saint of Wales.

Strangely enough, very little is known about him except that his mother was probably St NON and that he was a Bishop in South Wales.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, the best-selling author of the day with his King Arthur blockbuster, makes this Saint the uncle of King Arthur.

His feast day is sadly not a Welsh public holiday, but patriots wear a commemorative leek. You have to take what you can get.

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Article last updated on 19 April 2009
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St DAVID : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : DAVID
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : March 1st
Birth and Death Dates : ???-589
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : DEWI-SANT
Popularity index : 111

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