Saint Crispin’s Day

October 25 is the feast day of martyred Saints Crispin and Crispinian, most notably immortalized in Shakespeare’s Henry V via an iconic speech given before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.  

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For this Hiddleston fan, it’s basically just an excuse to enjoy some word porn and to ogle those beautiful ginger curls and whiskers and the shiny chainmaille and the sweet blue eyes filled with tears and so on and so forth. 

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Full text of the speech under the cut…

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The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s Henry V | Great Performances | PBS