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History of valentines day saint

History of Valentines Day
Saint Valentine's Day, known as Valentine's Day it is called Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14 every year.

Who is Saint Valentine
Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome at AD 269 and was buried on the Via Flaminia.

What he done
That time Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families. So he outlawed marriage for young men for his country. The Saint, realizing the injustice of the decree, defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret.

Emperor Claudius II Reaction
Valentine's actions were discovered to him, Claudius ordered that he be put to death.

When its come Valentines Day
The 5th century, when Pope Gelasius declared February 14 St. Valentine's Day.

When popularly celebrated
Great Britain began to be popularly celebrated around the 17th century. By the middle of the 18th, it was common for friends and lovers of all social classes to exchange their handwritten notes, and by 1900 onwards to printed cards began to replace written letters due to improvements in printing technology.

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