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Feb 14, 2011

A short history of St. Valentine's Day. Who is the real St Valentine? Why is the day linked to love and romance? Which medieval author can we thank for transforming Valentin's Day into a day of love and romance? Find out how it all began and how it relates to the Middle Ages in this episode of the Medieval Archives Podcast. Audio clips from: Shakespeare's Hamlet and Sonnet 18 by David Gilmour You can listen to the episode below. Or download the MP3 and listen to it on your favorite MP3 player. Subscribe to the feed so you do not miss a single episode. The music was provided by Tim Rayburn. It is available at Use the icons below to download the .mp3 audio file, subscribe directly to iTunes or subscribe to the RSS feed.