March 5, 2019

St. Piran's Day


Today is St. Piran's Day, the County Day of Cornwall. We don't know much about Saint Piran, but here's what we do know for sure: He was an Irish Christian, and his unbelieving enemies tied him to a millstone and rolled it into a turbulent sea, which immediately became calm, while St. Piran floated safely to the Cornish coast. Also, his first disciples were a badger, a bear, and a fox. Some say the Cornish anthem is the same as the Welsh one, but sung with Cornish words. But I think it's Trelawny:

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