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 considered the patron saint of Wessex. Aldhelm was born about 640 and was related to the Wessex King Ine. He studied under the Irish scholar, Maeldubh at a … Continue reading

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