Saturday, February 12, 2011

History of St. Valentines


Saint Valentine's Day! February 14th


Happy St. Valentine's Day to you all.
Here's the history to the best of my knowledge.
There were 3 Martyr's named Valentine in early Martyrologies under the date Feb. 14th. 2 were Martyred under Roman Emperor Claudius II 268 AD The Emperor declared a law that no young soldiers were to be married, as he wanted them to focus on fighting. There was a Priest that that opposed him and married the young Roman soldiers in secret. When he was discovered, he was imprisoned
later beheaded. During his time in prison, he converted many prisoners. A prisoner asked him for a plea to restore his Daughters eyesight. He did this. When the Emperor found out about the miracle and the converts , he had St. Valentine beheaded. Before his death he sent a note to the young girl he gave sight to. Signed from your Valentine.












So to this date we all send candy, cards and

love letters to our loved ones.































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Alright Milt Thanks for the pounds you gave me.



























Can you believe this chocolate Heart.Look at the men and judge how huge it is.


.
Or get a load of this heart -
it broke the record.




Posted by Yvonne Rosenfield @ La Petite Gallery
Comments are welcome----


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