Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Illustration of Saint Patrick on the shores of Ireland, in full papal uniform, with other clergy behind him. He is holding his hand out over several men, women, and children. Women kneel on the ground, one with a basket of fish. A little boy and girl watch the saint. A boat can be seen on the water and mountains rise in the background. Snakes slither on the ground in front of Saint Patrick.

Saint Patrick Blesses the Irish and Banishes Snakes

Illustration of Saint Patrick on the shores of Ireland, in full papal uniform, with other clergy behind…

"The ribbon, of sky-blue, four inches in width, is worn over the right shoulder, and sustains the badge when the collar is not worn."—Aveling, 1891

Insignia of the Order of St. Patrick

"The ribbon, of sky-blue, four inches in width, is worn over the right shoulder, and sustains the badge…

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year 387, A.D. In his sixteenth year, he was made captive in a marauding expedition, conducted by Nial of the Nine Hostages." — Goodrich, 1844

St. Patrick

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year…