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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Guernsey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Saint Samson of Dol is credited with the introduction of Christianity to Guernsey.
In 933 the islands, formerly under the control of the Duchy of Brittany were annexed by the Duchy of Normandy.
white with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) extending to the edges of the flag and a yellow equal-armed cross of William the Conqueror superimposed on the Saint George cross
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Guernsey   (1872 words)

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Argent, a cross couped (and very slightly splayed) Or between four heurts, a bordure also Or; on the fly three tails, the center Or and the upper and lower vert.* Gonfanon awarded to WILLIAM THE CONQUERER by the Pope and borne by William at Hastings (1066), NDNP.
Gyronny azure, a mural crown Or, and argent, a cross flory fitch‚e gules.
Quarterly 1, sable, a cross patt‚e gules, fimbriated argent; 2, argent, a fleur-de-lis gules; 3, argent, a crescent azure; 4, sable, a mullet of eight points Or.## NYA.
www.pvv.org /~bcd/rolemaster/novi/her-list.txt   (18606 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Flag description
a centered white cross that extends to the edges divides the flag into four rectangles - the top ones are blue (hoist side) and red, and the bottom ones are red (hoist side) and blue; a small coat of arms is at the center of the cross
white with a red cross outlined in blue extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted toward the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
red with a blue cross outlined in white that extends to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2081.html   (6191 words)

 Swedish Rite FAQ
To be a member of a Provincial Grand Lodge or a Saint Andrew’s Lodge, does a brother have to maintain membership in a lodge of the lower degrees?
Elevation to the XI degree is by invitation only and is usually given when the brother is appointed to a Grand Office.
Although these Grand Lodges use the international symbol for Freemasonry, the square and compasses, more often the Saint George cross is used; possibly to show that it is a Christian society.
www.freemasonry.bcy.ca /texts/swedish_faq.html   (1658 words)

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