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  Flag of Bermuda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Flag of Bermuda was adopted on October 4, 1910.
It is a British Red Ensign with the Union Flag in the upper left corner, and the coat of arms of Bermuda in the lower right.
The Governor of Bermuda uses a Union Flag defaced with the coat of arms, a design traditional for Governors of the British overseas territories.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Bermuda   (169 words)

  
 Coat of arms of Bermuda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Coat of Arms of Bermuda show a red lion holding a shield that has a depiction of a sinking ship upon it.
The coat of arms is featured on the national flag and the Governor's Flag also.
Coats of arms of the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Bermuda   (175 words)

  
 Bermuda
"The national flag of Bermuda is composed of a red background with the Union Flag (or Jack) in the upper left corner and the Bermuda coat of arms in the lower fly.
Bermuda uses her coat of arms as per all British colonies for the Governor's standard ie: the badge placed on a white disc surrounded by a garland in the centre of the Union Flag.
During the 1960/70's the official Bermuda flag used the coat of arms on a white disc on the red ensign, but I have never seen it like this on the blue ensign.
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 Bermuda - Families.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bermuda is shaped like a fish-hook, the eye being Saint George's Harbour at the northeast end, and the loop of the hook forming the Great Sound at the other, leading into Hamilton Harbour.
The population of Bermuda is 62,997 (2000 estimate).
Bermuda was first settled in 1609, when the Sea Venture, a British flagship carrying settlers and provisions to Jamestown, Virginia, wrecked on the islands' shores.
world.families.com /bermuda-229-237-ctc   (915 words)

  
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Coat of Arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coat of Arms of the Republic of the Congo
Coats of arms of the Yugoslav Socialist Republics
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 Cultural Icons - Bermuda Yellow Pages Online
The flag of Bermuda is composed of a red background with the Union Flag (Jack) of England in the upper left corner, ‘hoist side’, and the Bermuda Coat of Arms centred on the right side or ‘fly’ of the flag.
The Bermuda Coat of Arms is based on the latter of two coats of arms of the Bermuda Company, the group of investors with a charter granted by King James I, to colonize Bermuda in 1615.
As Bermuda is not a nation, we do not have designated national birds, flowers, trees, etc. We do however have several items that hold a special place in every Bermudian’s heart and mind.
www.bermudayp.com /islp-culturalicons.html   (1216 words)

  
 Bermuda's History from 1500 to 1701
Bermuda was believed to have been discovered by accident by Juan de Bermudez, Captain of La Garza, a Spanish vessel, part of a Spanish fleet.
In Bermuda, the population was calculated as 2,500 white and between 300 to 400 fl and Native American.
In Bermuda, an Act of 1675 prohibiting the importation of slaves is upheld.
www.bermuda-online.org /history.htm   (6581 words)

  
 Gibraltar (United Kingdom)
The city flag is a banner of the arms, and the arms are the flag badge for both the blue ensign and now the red ensign.
The arms of a key suspended from a chain from a three-towered castle were granted to Gibraltar in December 1501 by Queen Isabella — Gibraltar was Spanish territory until 1714.
First of all, the argument is counter-heraldic; differing representations of a coat of arms can be equally correct provided they conform to the written blazon, and details not specified, such as the color of masoning, are at the artist's discretion.
flagspot.net /flags/gi.html   (1222 words)

  
 BERMUDA
Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for Virginia.
Bermuda enjoys one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.
Bermuda's industrial sector is small, although construction continues to be important.
www.caricom.org /jsp/community/bermuda.jsp?menu=community   (149 words)

  
 Coat of Arms Shop - Whats in A Name?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This knowledge of the various devices and symbols was called Heraldry, and as the announcement was accompanied with the sound of a trumpet, it was termed “blazoning the arms.” The earliest coats of arms were fairly simple -- bars or wavy lines, a lion rampant or an eagle displayed, or an arrangement of fleurs-de-lis.
Regardless of their origins, coats of arms became military status symbols, and their popularity increased along with the popularity of the tournament, which was developed in the mid-eleventh century in France.
By 1400 A.D., bearing a coat of arms had become a prerequisite to participation in a tournament, and due to the importance of social standing in such pageants, a coat of arms also became a mark of noble status.
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 ipedia.com: Red Ensign Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The flag bore various forms of the shield from the Canadian coat of arms in its fly during the period of its use.
The Union of South Africa used a Red Ensign as its de facto national flag from 1910 until 1928, with the shield of its coat of arms in the fly.
Both ensigns were changed slightly in 1912 when the shield of the coat of arms was placed on a white roundel.
www.ipedia.com /red_ensign.html   (464 words)

  
 Bermuda's ties with France
The earlier disappearance of the officer was recalled and it was assumed that in 1775 he came upon the scene, while honoring his parole, as the gunpowder robbery was in progress; was mistaken for a British officer in the dark and murdered; then buried hastily on the Governor's doorstep.
Bermuda was not directly affected when, from 1795 onwards, the French won a series of land based victories and threatened British sea power in European area waters.
It led directly to what happened in Bermuda in 1838, when a group of eight French Canadians, whose love for their original mother country, her language and traditions was such that they fought for French rights in the ill fated Papineau rebellion in Canada, were captured and imprisoned in Quebec.
www.bermuda-online.org /france.htm   (6345 words)

  
 Coats of Arms (Family Crests) & Surname Histories
Your source for surname ancient coat of arms and surname histories: House of Names features historically authentic arms prints and histories of last names, that are based on over 35 years of research.
Full color Coats Arms of two individuals are featured on this beautiful wall plaque.
Our coat of arms prints were drawn to heraldic standards, by artists, based on the blazon of the earliest known arms associated with a surname.
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 McCarthy Coat of Arms MacCarthy Coat of Arms
McCarthy Coat of Arms MacCarthy Coat of Arms
In this myth, the legitimacy of the ruling house is confirmed when a stag enters; the animal is hunted, and the border of the territory is defined by the chase; the future ruler is the individual who eventually slays the stag.
What the many families displaying the stag in their arms have in common is that they were originally part of the great Eoghanacht tribal grouping, which dominated Munster until the time of Brian Boru.
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 Coat of Arms Product Page
Discover the meaning of all the terms used to describe the Beast's of Heraldry used in your Coat of Arms.
Your family Coat of Arms is reproduced in authentic heraldic colors on a white collared Golf Shirt.
Your family surname and Coat of Arms are reproduced in full heraldic color.
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 Flag of Bermuda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The shape and flag ratio of the Bermuda flag is described as 1:2 (length twice the height)
Bermuda Flag etiquette is very strict and is is essential that Flag protocols and rules are followed correctly
A Flag of Bermuda, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /bermuda-flag.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Moore coat of arms
When it was discovered that his deputy in Bermuda had absconded, leaving Moore with a debt of £6,000, he had to travel abroad to escape a debtor's prison.
Anthony or Owny O'More, his son, succeeded as Lord of Leix but was slain in rebellion in 1601, when all the estates were forfeit and the sept scattered) Arms: Vert a lion rampant or in chief three mullets of the last.
Moore (Charles Moore of Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, mayor of that city 1867 - son of James Moore of Ballymacrue, Co. Cavan) Arms: Azure a cross crosslet or on a canton argent a kangaroo proper.
www.araltas.com /features/moore   (2513 words)

  
 Genealogyweb Coat of Arms Gift Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The classic display of the your family coat of arms.
This dashing plaque, proudly displays the your family name complete with Coat of Arms and Family Motto or War Cry, tastefully mounted on a solid walnut plaque.
Your family Coat of Arms is reproduced in authentic heraldic colors.
www.genealogyweb.com /FWgallery.htm   (670 words)

  
 Hill Coat of Arms, Family Crest
Coat of Arms > Hill Family Crest, Hill Coat of Arms
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Edward Hill, who settled in Virginia in 1623; Joan Hill, who immigrated to St. Christopher in 1635; Henry Hill, who came to Bermuda in 1635; John Hill, who settled in the Barbados in 1654.
Family Crests and Coats of Arms: the Heraldic Artist
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp/sId./s.Hill/email.yes/qx/coatofarms_details.htm   (988 words)

  
 Search on Wold Civic Heraldry Guide
» Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), coat of arms
» Sao Tome and Principe, coat of arms
» Irkutsk oblast, coat of arms (with crown)
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 Stoker Coat of Arms, Family Crest
Coat of Arms > Stoker Family Crest, Stoker Coat of Arms
It is hard to say exactly when man first came to the lands that were to become the British Isles, but it can be...
Stoker Coat of Arms / Family Crest Mouse Pad
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 Coat Of Arms - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
The wounded emo-punk of Coat of Arms will inspire hundreds of misguided teens to sing-along in sweat-soaked T-shirts.
One suspects a dig through their CD collections would reveal not only the pop-punk of Blink 182, but also the early metal classics of Iron Maiden and Anthrax.
Coat of Arms is comprised of five veteran musicians.  Among others, they have spent the whole summer on the Vans Warped Tour, booked their own 30 day summer tour, taught music on the college level, and have worked as representatives for various record labels.
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 flag of Bermuda - Subdivisions flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
- Hamilton - Coat of Arms at <
At least the flags I know for British civic entities show flags like banners of arms or the coat of arms on a plain field.
Perhaps it is intended as part of a historical reenactment of the pre-1707 days when the Cross of St. George flew over Bermuda.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/bm-.html   (460 words)

  
 A Limey In Bermuda: Flying The Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To be fair though, Bermuda has never gone on the attack against anyone that I recall in the history that I have read - perhaps due to the lack of military might (which is a good thing in this case - one less place to waste government expenditure).
When you started your site I thought you might be the future of Bermuda but you need to grow up before people will respect your opinion enough to let you have any influence on their thinking.
Bermuda is certainly facing a Nationalism crisis of its own.
www.limeyinbermuda.com /latest_news/2004/09/flying_the_flag.html   (5253 words)

  
 National insignia - Wikimedia Commons
Abolished flags and flags of countries that don't exist anymore are collected in the category Historical flags.
Coat of Arms of the Central African Republic
Coat of Arms of Germany (called "Bundesadler" or "Bundeswappen")
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 BERMUDA
This award is an antique parchment map of Bermuda signed by His Excellency, the Governor of Bermuda.
Contact stations in all 9 Parishes of Bermuda which are: Sandys, Southampton, Warwick, Paget, Pembroke, Devonshire, Smith's, Hamilton and St.George's.
This award is a mahogany plaque with the Bermuda Coat of Arms embossed in color.
www.dxawards.com /DXAwardDir/berm-bol-bos.htm   (1377 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Flag description
three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; similar to the flag of Colombia which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms
three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; the coat of arms (an eagle perched on a cactus with a snake in its beak) is centered in the white band
blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Montserratian coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms features a woman standing beside a yellow harp with her arm around a fl cross
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2081.html   (6191 words)

  
 Andy's Bio
Dir., President's Committee of Mexican Affairs during the Johnson administration (1968-69) and on the staff of the White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health in 1969, and as Associate Director for Consumer Education, Office of Consumer Affairs, Office of the President, (1969-70) during the Nixon administration.
Transferring to the Atomic Energy Commission in 1970 he completed the resident course at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Class of 1973.
Mary's in Maryland, and for Webster University at Kirtland AFB, at the Naval Air Station, Keflevik, Iceland and at the Naval Air Station, Bermuda.
www.west-point.org /users/usma1951/18250/AndysBio.htm   (836 words)

  
 Coats of Arms (Family Crests) & Surname Histories
The home page has been provided to assist you in finding what you are looking for.
The source materials used for our coats of arms and histories were chosen for their reliability and authenticity.
The scroll-work was beautifully illustrated by a noted artist with a particular concern for heraldic detail in the coats of arms.
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 eBay - coat of ..., Men's Accessories, Women's Clothing items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pfaltzgraff Yellow Lion Coat of Arms Beer Stein 286M
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bird house birdhouse gourd 2 coats of spar urethane#135
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 Nat' Academies Press, Climate Crash: Abrupt Climate Change and What It Means for Our Future (2005)
Strachey called it “the richest, healthfullest and pleasing land … as man has ever set foot upon.” From the accident of shipwreck, a permanent settlement was established.
The islands were known for a time as Somers Islands, although they were later named Bermuda in honor of the Spanish seafarer Juan Bermudez, who first plotted them on a map.
Still Bermuda’s coat of arms features the wreck of the Sea Adventure, and still the island celebrates Somers Day on July 28.
www.nap.edu /books/0309093120/html/95.html   (568 words)

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