In medieval times the weather on the 28th was thought to predict the next 40 days and often marked the end of any mild spell with colder and windier weather moving in.
This year we seem to have already had the windier weather and much rain but relatively mild so far.
- "Jude of James", one of the twelve apostles Luke 6:16 and Acts 1:13;
- "Judas, (not Judas Iscariot)", apparently an apostle (John 14 :22);
- the brother of Jesus Mathew 13:55 Mark 6:3
- the writer of the Epistle of Jude, who identifies himself as "the brother of James" (Jude 1).