Category Archives: Wessex

Wessex Flag

The flag of the region of Wessex was registered on May 20th 2011. It is based on historic accounts of a golden dragon, military standard, borne in battle by the West Saxons in wars against Mercians, Vikings and Normans alike. … Continue reading

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Wessex Day

Wessex Day is May 25th, the feast day of Saint Aldhelm/Ealdhelm. considered the patron saint of Wessex. Ealdhelm was born about 640 and was a nephew of King Ine of Wessex He studied under the Irish scholar, Maeldubh at a … Continue reading

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