Category Archives: Mercia

Mercia Day

Mercia Day is June 22nd , the feast day of Saint Alban. Saint Alban is the first recorded British Christian martyr, believed to have been beheaded in the Roman city of Verulamium, modern day St. Alban’s in Hertfordshire, sometime during the 3rd or 4th … Continue reading

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Mercia Flag

The Mercian flag was added to the Flag Registry in November 2014, as the traditional emblem of the former Anglo-Saxon kingdom and modern region. The earliest reference to the design is found in John Speed’s 1610/11 atlas of Great Britain … Continue reading

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