23/04/2013 03:09 BST | Updated 23/04/2014 09:35 BST

St George's Day: 10 Rather Curious Things About The Patron Saint Of England

George, patron saint of England, lends his name to the country's flag and is celebrated every year (by some more than others).

How much do you actually know about him?

Here are ten... not exactly facts, but nuggets of information that should help flesh out the mysterious character of St George

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