George’s emblem, a red cross on a white background was adopted by Richard the Lionheart and brought to England in the 12th century, when the king’s soldiers would wear it on their tunics to denote their English allegiance and avoid confusion in battle.AS well is being the Patron Saint of England St George is also the Patron Saint of several other countries and of Scouting. On the Sunday nearest to 23 April scouts and guides throughout England traditionally parade through the streets on their way to church. Read Story
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An LBC radio listener rang in to claim than Britain is “just throwing away its heritage” following the broadcast of the latest immigration statistics.
Paul from Liverpool reacted angrily to the news, telling LBC presenter Ian Collins: “I think we are just throwing our heritage away”. Read Story