Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Eduard the Confessor with snake Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Feast day: January 5th
Representation and Imagery: shown as a king with crown, orb and scepter. At his feet, there is a little snake.
Patron Saint of England, of the English kings and against scrofula
Edward was born to King Ethelerd Iland Emma. Edward was sent to Normandy with his mother when the Danes invaded England. Canute took over and became King. After the death of his brother, Edward returned to England to take back his crown. In 1044, he married Edith. His reign was a time filled by good rules and abolishment of odious taxes. Edward founded St. Peter's Abbey at Westminster, where he was later buried. He died in London in 1161.