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  Portuguese Surnames: Portuguese coat of arms, surname & coat of arms.
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 List of coats of arms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philippines - Coat of Arms of the Philippines
Coat of Arms of the Principality of Wales
Coat of Arms of the Prince of Asturias
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 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
Northern Territory adopted their flag on 1 July 1978 even though the Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911.
Northern Territory was administered by the Federal Government and used the National Coat of Arms.
The Wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax) was proclaimed as the territory's emblem in 1975.
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 Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863, and part of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
The Northern Territory was briefly one of the few places in the world with legal voluntary euthanasia, until the Federal Parliament overturned the legislation.
The territory is represented in the Commonwealth parliament by two members in the House of Representatives, currently Warren Snowdon for the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and David Tollner for the Country Liberal Party (CLP), and two members in the Senate, currently Trish Crossin for the ALP and Nigel Scullion for the CLP.
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 Coats of arms — Virtual Finland
Before this it had served as the common symbol for all the Swedish territory to the east of the Gulf of Bothnia; and from 1809 to 1917 it served as the coat of arms for the Grand Duchy of Finland, which was under Russian rule during this period.
The boundaries and the coat of arms of the Province of Oulu remained unchanged, though a new coronet was adopted.
The coat of arms of the Province of Western Finland displays the heraldic symbol of Finland Proper on its right-hand field and the coat of arms of Satakunta on the left-hand field.
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 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and was later part of
The territory is represented in the Commonwealth parliament by two members in the House of Representatives and two members in the Senate.
The Northern Territory is also home to two spectacular natural rock formations, Uluru and Kata Tjuta, which are sacred to the local Aborigines and which have become major tourist attractions.
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 Coat of Arms of Canada
The Royal Arms of the United Kingdom (quartering the arms of England, Scotland and Ireland) were the essential symbol of royal authority in Canada at this period and into the twentieth century.
Although these quarters appear in the British arms to represent the fact that these nations are part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, their appearance in the Canadian Arms is meant to represent the fact that these are three of the founding peoples of Canada.
The present design of the arms of Canada was drawn by Cathy Bursey-Sabourin, Fraser Herald at the Canadian Heraldic Authority, and was approved by H.M. the Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister of Canada, on July 12, 1994.
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 Northern Territory Identity, Flag, Coat of Arms, Floral & Animal Emblems - Aussie-Info.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
All State flags, except the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory, use the Australian flag, based on the Blue Ensign, but have the particular badge of that State on the right hand side where the Southern Cross would be.
The Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911.
The Coat of Arms was granted by Queen Elizabeth in 1978.
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 Australia Now - Australia's Coat of Arms
However, a Coat of Arms for the city of Canberra, the national capital of Australia, was granted by King George V in 1928.
Until the Northern Territory was granted self-government on July 1, 1978, it was administered by the federal government, and used the national Coat of Arms.
The Coat of Arms of the island State was granted by King George V in 1917 and the description of the Arms embodies the motto, Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness).
www.dfat.gov.au /facts/coat_of_arms.html   (1095 words)

  
 Derry Coat of Arms - A Special Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Coats of arms and crests are a form of property and may rightfully be used only by the male-line descendants of the individual to whom they were first granted or allowed.
The erroneous and widespread practice of adopting the arms of a family of the same surname (extracted in most cases from one of the printed armorials listing the arms of families alphabetically) is much to be deplored.
The formal description or ‘blazoning’ of a coat of arms proceeds along certain well defined lines, and an unknown coat of arms on a signet ring or monument, for example, may be identified by using an ‘ordinary’, which indexes arms by design and gives the names of families to whom they have been attributed.
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 Coat of Arms
On top of it ther is a coat of arms showing the same elements, but with significant differences: the islands are drawn in elevation instead of as ground plans; the background is represented as being plain blue by horizontal lines; and the crown is open instead od closed.
Their coat of arms represents the seven islands by seven rocks on blue waves, with royal crown, and in the chief gold letters saying Oceano.
The islands are in a circle, instead of the traditional arrangement two, two, two, one, and the shield is surrounded by different elements: a flag of the Ateneo and an independentist flag.
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 Coat of Arms
The Yukon Coat of Arms is a red, blue, gold and white shield surmounted by a malamute (or husky) standing on a mound of snow.
At the top of the shield is a cross of St. George in recognition of the early English explorers and a "roundel in vair" as a symbol of the fur trade.
The Yukon's Coat of Arms was commissioned by the federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and designed by well-known heraldry expert Alan Beddoe in the early 1950's.
www.gov.yk.ca /commissioner/arms.html   (128 words)

  
 Alberta Coat Of Arms Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Coats of arms could reflect the clan territory, occupation, moral and physical traits of leaders.
The coat of arms is an attribute of the clan's nobility.
The basis of the coat of arms is the cross of St. Andrew (a white saltire...
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 Coats of Arms
Articles relating to Proto-Heraldry in Early Christian Ireland, Heraldry in Ireland, Gaelic Irish Heraldry and Heraldic Practice, The Coats of Arms of Irish Septs, The "Meaning" of Coats of Arms, Clans and Chieftains in Ireland, Mac and O in Irish Surnames, The Distortion of Irish Surnames, Irish Personal Names and Spurious Coats of Arms.
The coat of arms graphics I create are copyright © Eddie Geoghegan and are subject to legal protection worldwide.
Although the vast majority of armorial bearings are hundreds of years old and not subject to regulation, certain coats of arms, badges, crests etc. may also be subject separate copyright restrictions.
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 Northern territory:Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He represented the country as suitable for settlement, and application was accordingly made to the Imperial Government for permission to annex the whole of the territory laying between the 26 degree of south latitude and the seaboard, and the meridians of 129 degrees and 138 degrees east longitude.
In 1864 the first colonising expedition to the Northern Territory was dispatched from Adelaide; a settlement was established at Escape Cliffs, Adam Bay, but the location, being found unsuitable, the colonists, in 1870, removed to Port Darwin, which has since remained the official centre.
The Northern Territory is now a Commonwealth Territory with its own Parliament and Chief Minister.The capital, Darwin, is a modern city whose links with Indonesia and Papua New Guinea continues trade and migration patterns that have been going on for thousands of years.
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 Coat of Arms
However, even the proper heir cannot display the coat of arms until he or she has received authorization (been confirmed) by the heralds.
They seldom understand that a coat of arms is usually granted, certified, registered or otherwise recognized as belonging to one individual alone, and that only his direct descendants with proven lineage can be recognized as eligible to inherit the arms.
If a friend of yours is displaying a coat of arms on his stationery or on his fireplace mantel, I suggest you simply walk away smiling.
www.doucetfamily.org /interest/Coat.htm   (983 words)

  
 Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Technically, both regimes claimed the whole Vietnam as territory (the same way as in the case of Republic of China in Taiwan and Popular Republic of China in Mainland China).
Arms of Republic of Vietnam (1954-55) and (1963-75)
1955-57 (as a seal of the presidency) a first variant of the "bamboo coat of arms" was used.
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 Scottish clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As the civil wars of the Three Kingdoms broke out in the early 17th century the Covenanters were supported by the territorially ambitious Argyll Campbells and House of Sutherland as well as Some clans of the central Highlands opposed to the Royalist House of Huntly.
This was followed in 1746 with the Act of Proscription and further measures restricting their ability to bear arms, traditional dress, culture and even music, and the Heritable Jurisdictions Act which removed the feudal authority the Clan Chieftains had once enjoyed.
Clan badges are a further sign of allegiance, and both clans and families have heraldic Coats of arms controlled by the Lord Lyon Court.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Vatican
The territory on the right bank of the Tiber between Monte Mario and Gianicolo (Janiculum) was known to antiquity as the Ager Vaticanus, and, owing to its marshy character, the low-lying portion of this district enjoyed an ill repute.
The buildings branching off from the northern wing toward the gardens, in the vicinity of the chapels of Pius V, were built by Paul V.
Frequent repetitions of the coat of arms of Clement VIII, the builder of the hall, have been arranged by the artist with excellent taste.
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 Meanings in Coat of Arms
Many of the arms in use today, or on which today's coats of arms are based, were granted hundreds of years ago and if there was ever a specific meaning to the symbols, then this is probably lost in history.
This same symbol is associated with the province of Ulster and appears on the Arms of that province and on the modern flag of Northern Ireland.
The harp is the main heraldic symbol of Ireland and it appears on the coat of arms of the country.
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 Crests
The original purpose of the coat of arms was to distinguish one combatant from another when clad in armour.
In addition to being displayed on shields, armorial designs were frequently enamelled on the breastplate and embroidered on the medieval surcoat or great-coat and this is where the expression 'coat of arms' comes from.
The Galenga territory comprised the entire of the Diocese of Ardagh and included the patrimonies of the families of O'Hara and O'Gara, whose tribe name was Gallenga.
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 O'Neill coat of arms
The O Neills of Thomond (Clare and Limerick) were chiefs of a territory in the modern barony of Bunratty: to-day O Neill is not a common name in Co. Clare, but the Nihills and the Creaghs of that county claim to be of Thomond O Neill stock.
Modern coats of arms show the symbol as a right hand, but the more ancient records clearly have it as "sinister" or left.
Arms: Argent two lions rampant combatant Gules supporting a dexter hand couped at the wrist of the last, in chief three estoiles of the second, in base waves of the sea therein naiant a salmon all proper.
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 The Gorman Coat-of-Arms
A coat of arms consists of three parts: the Blazon (or what is on the shield), the Crest, and the Motto.
In addition, it is highly likely that clans such as the Gormans cut off the arms of enemy warriors and mounted them on a pole, complete with sword, for similar reasons, resulting in the crest.
Later, with the development of metal armor, the coat-of-arms actually became a coat or cloak which was worn over the armor to protect it's wearer from the effects of prolonged exposure to the sun.
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 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Flag description
territorial flag is dark blue with a narrow red border on all four sides; centered is a red-bordered, pointed, vertical ellipse containing a beach scene, outrigger canoe with sail, and a palm tree with the word GUAM superimposed in bold red letters; US flag is the national flag
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
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 Coat of Arms and Flag - COOKISLANDS.DE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
On 5 August 1965 the Cook Islands became a self-governing Territory in free association with New Zealand.
The minister responsible, Tihina Tom Marsters, resigned in protest at the closure, which resulted in the loss of more than 100 public servants' jobs, problems with the supply of utilities (particularly water) and the suspension of several development projects.
In November 1997 the northern Cook Islands were devastated by Cyclone Martin, which killed at least eight people and destroyed virtually all crops and infrastructure.
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 Chaten Coat of Arms
Considered to be the ancient founding peoples of the north, the Boernicians inhabited the tract of rugged territory that stretches from Carlisle in the west to Berwick in the east.
In the 4th century, Scotland was composed of five different kingdoms, which were each home to a different race: the Gaels, Vikings, Picts, Britons, and Angles all held land, each had their own realm.
Mary, Queen of Scots was born in 1542, a few days later her father died and she became infant Queen of Scotland.
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 Russian Gifts & Collectibles from Russian Legacy . com - "CCCP. Coat of Arms" T-Shirt
The state emblem of the Soviet Union (corresponding to a coat of arms) had the Earth superimposed by the hammer and sickle.
Commonly known as the Soviet Union (Sovétsky Soyúz), it was a state in much of the northern region of Eurasia that existed from 1922 until 1991.
The territory of the Soviet Union also varied, and in its most recent times approximately corresponded to that of the late Imperial Russia, with notable exclusions of Poland and Finland.
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 O'Reilly coat of arms
Arms: Vert two lions rampant combatant Or supporting a dexter hand couped at the wrist erect and apaumee bloody proper.
It is worth mentioning here that the original work did not include and heraldic (coat of arms) information and that this was added to posthumous publications by unscrupulous publishers, presumably to increase sales.
Brigus sent a colony into Britain, who settled in that territory now known as the counties of York, Lancaster, Durham, Westmoreland, and Cumberland, and, after him were called Brigantes; whose posterity gave formidable opposition to the Romans, at the time of the Roman invasion of Britain.
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former colonies and other overseas territories (germany)
territory of papua and new guinea 1949-1965 (australia)
the portuguese coat of arms and its history
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 Category:Australian coats of arms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coat of Arms of the Australian Capital Territory
Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne
This page was last modified 07:59, 19 July 2006.
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