2 Life; 3 Seventh-century writings; 4 Symbols and legends. 4.1 St. Patrick uses
shamrock in an illustrative parable; 4.2 St. Patrick banishes all snakes from ...
The legend of Saint Patrick has evolved during the 1500-odd years since the
missionary brought Christianity to Ireland. Much embellished in the telling, his
The Legend of St Patrick Celebrated on 17th March. Patrick was born in Britain in
the year 387. His real name is Maewyn Succat. The name St. Patrick was given ...
Mar 15, 2014 ... According to tradition, St. Patrick chased Ireland's snakes into the sea. ...
According to legend, the patron saint of Ireland chased the slithering ...
Read more about his life, his miraculous feats, and his works.
is a legendary figure in Irish history and literature--so famous that a day is named after him. Medieval stories surround St. Patrick
, describing how he drove the snakes out of Ireland, converted a... More »
Myths and legends that feature St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
Various legends have grown up concerning St. Patrick, the most popular of the
Irish saints. St. Patrick was not well-educated, a fact he attributes to early captivity
The story of st patrick and his life, also a brief description about traditions and
facts surrounding this holiday.
Myths and Legends. After I died, all kinds of stories about me began to appear!
Here are two of the most popular ones - and remember, these are not true stories.
Mar 17, 2014 ... The absence of snakes in Ireland gave rise to the legend that they had all been
banished by St. Patrick chasing them into the sea after they ...