Valentines - Recipes - History - Customs - Flowers - Cards - Candlemass - Rings
- The Death
- Saint Valentine was beheaded by Emporer Claudius for marrying people during wartime and interfering with war recruitment.
- The Garden
- Saint Valentine gave children flowers from his garden. When he was put in prison the children missed him and threw him bouquets of flowers through the prison bars.
- Healing the Blind
- Saint Valentine fell in love with the jailers daughter while imprisoned. He cured her of blindness and wrote passionate love letters to her. His last one before death was signed From Your Valentine.
- The Pink Almond Tree
- A pink almond tree at Saint Valentines grave burst into bloom at his death as a symbol of everlasting love. (1,2, 3)