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Dated 1711 to reverse
Late 17th Century
Size: 6cm dia. - 2¼ ins dia. / 9.5cm sq - 3¾ ins sq (frame)
His cult took on a new dimension during the Crusades with Richard I placing himself under George’s protection. At Agincourt Henry V’s famous speech invoked St George as England’s patron. In Italy he was regarded as a patron saint who personified the ideals of Christian Chivalry.