Valentine was a Christian priest in the Roman Empire 300 years after the dearth of Jesus Christ `
In the 1st century the Roman Emperor Claudius II ruled the country.
. Т he legend of how St. Valentines Day began. When the Roman Emperor Claudius II needed soldiers, he made a law against marrying because he felt that marriage men want to stay at home instead of fighting wars. But at that time there was a kindly priest named Valentine, he couldnt agree with the emperors decision. When he saw that young couples were truly in love, he married them secretly.