Personally, I feel much more drawn to St Cuthbert, who is venerated in the North-east of England, where he lived. It says a great deal about both the saint and the Venerable Bede that the book he wrote about St Cuthbert has remained in print since the Middle Ages (it is currently published by Penguin).
The most impressive thing about St Cuthbert, for me at any rate, is the love and veneration people had, and have, for him. That is why I feel we should have St Cuthbert for our patron saint instead of St George. A real man, a holy man, a beloved and respected man.
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