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  United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom of England (which already included Wales as a principality) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state under the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majesty's Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/United_Kingdom   (4970 words)

  
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The fifth element, a sprig of red maple leaves at the bottom is a distinctly Canadian symbol that became gradually identified with the country throughout the 19th century.
Initially, the leaves were coloured green on the coat of arms because it was thought to represent youth, as opposed to the red colour of dying leaves in autumn.
At the base of the arms are roses, thistles, shamrocks, and fleurs-de-lis, the floral emblems associated with England, Scotland, Ireland, and France respectively.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Coat_of_Arms_of_Canada   (858 words)

  
 Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Coat of Arms of England, gules three lions passant gardant in pale or, was introduced by King Richard I in the 1190s.
Edward III expressed his claim by quartering the arms of England with the arms of France, azure a semy of fleurs-de-lis or; to indicate the importance he placed on France, the French arms were placed in the first and last quarter, and the English ones in the second and third.
The arms of Hanover were moved from the fourth quarter and instead shown on a small shield or escutcheon of pretence in the centre of the shield.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Coat_of_Arms_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1362 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Simple English Wikipedia
The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, a large city with the River Thames inside of the city, in south-eastern England.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the queen of the UK and is the head of state (Person in charge of the country).
Even though she is the head of state, she does not choose what the United Kingdom should do about things like education (teaching people), healthcare (making people feel not sick) or other choices.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom   (656 words)

  
 The Monarchy Today > Coats of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
In the design the shield shows the various royal emblems of different parts of the United Kingdom: the three lions of England in the first and fourth quarters, the lion of Scotland in the second and the harp of Ireland in the third.
The plant badges of the United Kingdom - rose, thistle and shamrock - are often displayed beneath the shield.
Coats of Arms of members of the Royal Family are broadly similar to The Queen's with small differences to identify them.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page400.asp   (407 words)

  
 Coat of Arms of Canada - Biocrawler definition:Coat of Arms of Canada - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The Royal Coat of Arms of Canada was proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921, as the Arms or Ensigns Armorial of the Dominion of Canada.
Canada's coat of arms is very closely modeled after the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom.
Supporting the shield on either side are the English lion and Scottish unicorn, which are also the supporters of the UK coat of arms.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Coat_of_Arms_of_Canada   (1123 words)

  
 UNITED KINGDOM FACTS AND INFORMATION
The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom_of_England (which includes the principality of Wales) with the Kingdom_of_Scotland and later the Kingdom_of_Ireland to form a single state.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional_monarchy, with executive power exercised on behalf of the Queen by the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers who collectively make up Her Majesty's Government.
The armed_forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or '''Her Majesty's Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown'''.
www.beatlesfacts.com /ia:United_Kingdom   (3302 words)

  
 Even symbolic species not safe - smh.com.au
Even though the NSW coat of arms, featuring a lion and a kangaroo, was first granted almost 100 years ago, it is the lion and the unicorn - the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom - that still figure most prominently in the state's courts.
The committee found that the state arms were the only appropriate arms to be used since the passing of the 1986 Australia Act, or perhaps even since they were granted by King Edward VII in 1906.
But it did say the royal coat of arms should remain if its removal would "destroy the heritage environment", although it should be joined by the state emblem.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/12/25/1040511090919.html   (610 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Unipedia
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the Kingdom of England (which included Wales as a principality) with those of, first, Kingdom of Scotland and then Kingdom of Ireland under a single government in London.
The greater part of Ireland left the United Kingdom (then called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) in 1922 to form an independent state (in which, until 1949, the King of the United Kingdom was also King of Ireland).
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by a government headed by the Prime Minister and the other Ministers of State who form the Cabinet.
www.unipedia.info /Uk.html   (4237 words)

  
 Family Gazette Newsletter
Your family Coat of Arms is reproduced in authentic heraldic colors on a white collared Golf Shirt.
In the design of the Royal Coat of Arms the shield shows the royal emblems of the different parts of the United Kingdom: the three Tudor lions of England in the 1st and 4th quarters, the harp of Ireland in the 3rd quarter and the lion of Scotland in the second quarter.
The only Coat of Arms that I've been able to find in Scotland as yet is the Cunningham clan who use the unicorn's head as a device.
www.familygazette.net /July17-2003.html   (852 words)

  
 Kyle Family Society
The arms of the District of Kyle is marked by a checkered pattern of blue and silver squares against a gold background.
The first has a castle from the arms of Ayr, the second has a red chevron on silver for the Carrick district, the third has a fl shakefork on white for the Cunninghame district and a blue and silver fess on gold (The Stewart arms) for Kyle.
The bottom third of the shield is derived from the arms of the the Campbell family of Loudoun.
www.kylesociety.org /Kyle_CoatofArms.htm   (2737 words)

  
 ArtLex's Co-Com page
The coat of arms at the bottom of the right-hand page -- lions holding a wreath with a fleur-de-lis — may be the composer's personal coat of arms.
Coat of Arms of Cardinal Scipione Borghese, c.
The eagle and dragon emblazoned on the shield of this coat of arms are heraldic symbols of the Borghese family.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/Co.html   (4636 words)

  
 Coat-of-Arms of the mathematician Guillaume Gallucio de l'Hospital (1661-1704) - Numericana
Velde added that the rest of the arms was probably unused by the mathematician himself [whether it was a later addition or not] and that we should not "feel compelled to indulge that family's bragging", anyway.
The third quarter impales arms similar to the ancient arms of Hungary with those of the Kingdom of Aragon (which are the ancient arms of the counts of Barcelona).
The Visconti family claims the arms commemorate an event that took place near Milan in the 9th century, when one of their ancestors slayed a snake that was reportedly poisoning infants by merely breathing on them.
home.att.net /~numericana/arms/lhospital.htm   (1013 words)

  
 Meaning of the Royal Coat of Arms
Queen Elizabeth the First instructed that all churches should have a royal coat of arms to symbolise the fact that the monarch was the head of the Church of England.
The Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom have evolved over many years since the 1100's and reflect the history of the Monarchy and of the country, the arms have remained unchanged since Queen Victoria.
The shield shows the various royal emblems of different parts of the United Kingdom: the three lions of England in the first and fourth quarters, the lion of Scotland in the second and the harp of Ireland in the third.
www.thepotteries.org /mark/arms/meaning.htm   (291 words)

  
 The arms of Canada
The Royal arms of the United Kingdom were then freely used to identify the offices of the Government of Canada.
This request was approved and the arms assigned to Canada were appointed and declared in the proclamation (text on next page) of His Majesty King George V dated November 21, 1921.
Passed in the reign of King George III, it empowered the Crown to grant, by proclamation, arms and flags to the United Kingdom and its dependencies.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/arm1_e.cfm   (566 words)

  
 ROYAL COAT OF ARMS OF SCOTLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The Royal Coat of Arms of Scotland is the historical coat of arms of the Kings and Queens of Scots, used by them until the personal_union with the Kingdom_of_England in 1603.
When James VI of Scots inherited the English throne (and with it the Irish), he adopted a join coat of arms combining the kingdoms' respective royal arms.
In each of the still independent states he used a slightly different version of the same arms, and this distinction was maintained after the Acts_of_Union_1707 and continues to this day.
www.beatlesfacts.com /Royal_Coat_of_Arms_of_Scotland   (430 words)

  
 College of Arms
The College of Arms is the official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families and their descendants.
Coats of arms have been and still are granted by Letters Patent from the senior heralds, the Kings of Arms.
A right to arms can only be established by the registration in the official records of the College of Arms of a pedigree showing direct male line descent from an ancestor already appearing therein as entitled to arms, or by making application through the College of Arms for a grant of arms.
www.college-of-arms.gov.uk   (391 words)

  
 Coat Of Arms Of The United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
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www.worldlygoods.com /encyclopedia/Coat_of_Arms_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1636 words)

  
 Royal Coat Of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The function of the Royal Coat of Arms is to identify the person who is Head...
The Danish Royal Coat of Arms was established by Royal Decree of 5 July 1972.
Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom The Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom The Royal Arms of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II are her arms.
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 Portuguese coat of arms
The first documented portuguese coat of arms goes back to the first half of the eleventh century, at the time of Sancho I and Sancho II.
The coat of arms didn’t change until 13 May 1816 when the gold armillary sphere on a blue field was added to the shield and a royal crown placed overall.
In fact, the coat of arms did not change radically from 1248 until now: five blue eschuteons bezanted on silver bordered red charged with castles gold.
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 Vol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
All derivatives of this symbol in the twentieth century ultimately derive from its use by the French Armée de l'Air, the first Air Force in the world.
Poland did too, and even kept its badge under Communist rule, because Poland did not have a king since the partition of Poland late in the eighteenth century, so the symbol was merely nominal.
Warsaw Pact armed forces often had a red, five-pointed star superimposed upon the juncture point of this symbol.
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 Encyclopedia: Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom
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 Articles - Coat of Arms of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The Royal Coat of Arms of Canada (formally known as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Canada) was proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921, as the Arms or Ensigns Armorial of the Dominion of Canada.
The crest is used to mark the sovereignty of Canada, and appears on the Governor General's Standard.
As new provinces joined the Confederation their arms were added, and the Dominion's arms soon became cluttered and unsuitable heraldically and practically.
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 Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (for... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Royal Insight > January 2005 > Mailbox > Page 2
What is the coat of arms of the modern Monarchy, and where can I download it from?
The Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom has evolved over many years and reflects the history of the Monarchy and of the country.
The coat of arms cannot be downloaded as it is for use by The Queen only.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page3645.asp   (1108 words)

  
 > United Kingdom abcworld.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The nature of this system means that Labour were elected in the 2005 election with only 35.2% of the national vote, but still won a majority of seats in Parliament.
Over the past two decades, the government has greatly reduced public ownership by means of privatisation programmes, and has contained the growth of the Welfare State.
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 Family History Gazette
Made to last generations, your family coat of arms is melded with the gold metal shield to resist scratching and fading.
Coat of Arms and Family Crests Part II
what many people don't know was that the family coat of arms was and is the single most important Icon or symbol of the family.
www.familygazette.net   (203 words)

  
 national symbols: royal coat of arms
You can see the Royal Coat of Arms displayed in the top left of every page of this website.
The shield shows the various royal emblems of different parts of the United Kingdom in its design: the three lions of England in the first and fourth quarters, the lion of Scotland in the second and the harp of Ireland in the third.
The shield is surrounded by a garter bearing the motto Honi soit qui mal y pense ('Evil to him who evil thinks'), which symbolises the Order of the Garter, an ancient order of knighthood of which the Queen is Sovereign.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page831.asp   (311 words)

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