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Raise a glass of English wine to St George

Raise a glass of English wine to St George

But did those feet in ancient time, walk upon England’s mountains green?

England’s patron saint is somewhat of an anomaly as he wasn’t actually English but of Greek origin, born in Cappodocia (now Turkey) and it’s highly unlikely that St George ever set foot on Anglo Saxon soil. Usually depicted on horseback as a knight in shining armour is a misleading image as he was more likely to have been a soldier in the Roman army. It’s believed that St George died for refusing to reject his Christian faith but his martyrdom has been honoured in England on 23 April for hundreds of years.

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Why an SSL certificate is important for your website

Why an SSL certificate is important for your website

It is now more and more important for your website to own an SSL certificate. Google has recently started to prioritise secure websites (https) over non-secure websites (http) in their search algorithms. This is part of Google’s wider campaign to encourage safe transmission of all information across the internet.

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