Friday, April 11, 2008

Saint Swithun

SWITHUN

Also known as
Saint Swithin; Svithin
Memorial
2 July; 15 July (translation of relics)

Patron Saint of drought relief, Patron Saint of Stavenger England, Patron Saint of Winchester England

Saint Swithun's day, if thou dost rain,
For forty days it will remain;
Saint Swithun's day, if thou be fair,
For forty days 'twill rain nae mair.

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