Andrew's Day is the feast day of Saint Andrew, the patron saint of
Scotland. It is celebrated on 30 November as Scotland's official
Crucifixion of St. Andrew by Caravaggio
The Scottish Parliament voted to make St Andrew's Day an official bank
holiday in 2006.
Saint Andrew is also the patron saint of Greece, Romania, Russia and
the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
has it that the remains of St Andrew were carried to Scotland at some
point in the 9th century by the monk Regulus and are still buried in St
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