♔March- Edith Holden


March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb’.

The word ‘March’ comes from the Roman ‘Martius’.This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war.

The Anglo-Saxons called the month Hlyd monath which means Stormy month, or Hraed monath which means Rugged month.

Illustration: Edith Holden, from The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady,’


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