The first Christmas tree has a long association with Christianity, it began in Germany almost 1,000 years ago when St Boniface, who converted the German people to Christians, was said to have come across a group of pagans worshipping an oak tree. In anger, St. Boniface cut down the oak tree and to his amazement a young fir tree sprung up from the roots of the oak tree. St Boniface took this as a sign of the Christian faith. But it was not until the 16th century that fir trees were brought indoors at Christmas time. Until about 1700, the […]
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