St. George biography
St. George was born circa 201 in Lod, Israel. Emperor Diocletian executed St. George circa April 23, 303 in Nicomedia, Turkey, for protesting Diocletian’s persecution of Christians. Circa 322, he was written about by Eusebius of Caesarea. He was made know to England by Arculpus and Adamnan in the early 700s. He was made patron saint of England in 1098, after appearing to soldiers at the Battle of Antioch.