“The wearing of the green” is a time-honored St. Patrick’s Day tradition. But did the man himself actually get decked out in emerald?
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Did St. Patrick Use the Shamrock to Teach the Trinity?
It’s become the official symbol of *his* day, but did St. Patrick really teach Irish pagans about the Trinity with the help of a shamrock?
Did St. Patrick Chase the Snakes Out of Ireland?
Driving the snakes out of Ireland is one of St. Patrick’s biggest claims to fame, but does this serpentine story hold up?
Was St. Patrick Irish? English? Welsh? Scottish? Italian? French?
Many assume that Ireland’s patron saint must have been Irish. The reality of St. Patrick’s nationality is more complicated.
Was St. Patrick a Real Person?
Did St. Patrick actually exist? Uncover the historical evidence that proves St. Patrick, born Maewyn Succat, was a real (but often misunderstood) person