St Swithin Stained Glass in Winchester Cathedral. Today 15th July is St Swithin's Day, he was a Saxon Bishop of Winchester, but is more famously known for a popular rhyme associated with him. St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithin's Day if thou be fair, For forty days twill rain no more. B. Lowe

Bishop of Winchester; Swithin's day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin's day if thou be fair For forty days 'twill rain nae mair.

Fish on Friday – Real English Fish and Chips in Beer Batter Friday 15th July 2011 ~ St Swithin’s Day, England Vendredi 15 Juillet 2011 ~ St Donald Today is St Swithin’s Day in England ~ Swithin (Swithun) was a Saxon Bishop of Winchester Cathedral in the ninth century and a larger than life figure... Read More »

Fish on Friday ~ Real English Fish and Chips in Beer Batter

Fish on Friday – Real English Fish and Chips in Beer Batter Friday 15th July 2011 ~ St Swithin’s Day, England Vendredi 15 Juillet 2011 ~ St Donald Today is St Swithin’s Day in England ~ Swithin (Swithun) was a Saxon Bishop of Winchester Cathedral in the ninth century and a larger than life figure... Read More »

Tales from a Toymaker: St. Swithin's Day........

Tales from a Toymaker: St.

Faeries and all that stuff: St Swithin's Day

St Swithun, Bishop and Confessor (Dioceses of Portsmouth and Southwark) Bishop of Winchester; died 2 July, Swithun (or Swithin) .

Rainy days in England | ... rain begins to fall, rain, London UK: St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes

St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes for hot summer

People head for cover as heavy rain begins to fall, rain, London UK: St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes for hot summer

St. Swithin's Day Weather Lore: If on St. Swithin's Day (July 15) ye do rain, for forty days it will remain. - A Farmers' Almanac Philosofact

Swithin’s Day Weather Lore: If on St. Swithin’s Day (July ye do rain, for forty days it will remain. - A Farmers' Almanac Philosofact

One Day: St. Swithin's Day (and other countries' Groundhog Day)

One Day: St. Swithin's Day (and other countries' Groundhog Day)

Scenes from the Life of David  Leaf from the Winchester Bible  Illuminated by the Master of the Morgan Leaf  England, Winchester, Cathedral Priory of St. Swithin, ca. 1160–80  583 x 396 mm  Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912; MS M.619 (verso) Described as the finest English painting of the twelfth century, this is the Morgan's most important single leaf.

Single leaf, Winchester Bible

Scenes from the Life of David Leaf from the Winchester Bible Illuminated by the Master of the Morgan Leaf England, Winchester, Cathedral Priory of St. Swithin, ca.

Compton Bassett, Wiltshire: St Swithin's Church. Henry Wiltshire, 6th Great Grandfather (1736 - 1823)

Compton Bassett, Wiltshire: St Swithin's Church. Henry Wiltshire, 6th Great Grandfather (1736 - 1823)

Happy St. Swithin’s Day!  "St. Swithin's day if thou dost rain,   For forty days it will remain,   St. Swithin's day if thou be fair,  For forty days 'twill rain nae mair."  July 15, 2015

Swithin’s Day! Swithin’s day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St. Swithin’s day if thou be fair, For forty days ‘twill rain nae mair.

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