Valentine History

Valentine History

Valentine History Valentine History
The Valentine’s day History is shrouded in mystery and there is lot of confusion regarding the Saint. But it is for sure that February is the month of romance. Three different saints named Valentine are recognized by the Catholic Church. All these saints are considered as martyred.
One of the legends contend that Valentine was a priest. This priest served Rome during the third century. At this time, Emperor Claudius II decided that unmarried soldiers are better than the married ones. Thus he outlawed marriage for young soldiers. Valentine realized this injustice and performed marriages in secret for the young lovers. But as Claudius came to know this, Valentine was put to death. But here are also other suggestions. Some stories depict that the saint might have been killed for helping the Christians escape the tough Roman prisons.