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  17th Century English Flag
This became known as the Union Flag, and it was the forerunner of the present flag of Great Britain.
In the decree of issuance of the new flag, James stipulated that all ships of both English and Scottish registry were to fly this flag from atop their mainmasts.
As the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery were of English registry and did not embark upon their historic voyage until December of 1606, it logically follows that on this voyage their flags conformed to the royal decree of the preceding spring.
www.nps.gov /archive/colo/Jthanout/EngFlag.html   (421 words)

  
  Flag of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag is derived from that of the Knights Templar.
The flag consists of a red cross on a white field with the cross having a width of 1/5 of the height of the flag.
The flag is incorporated in the flag of the Canadian province of Alberta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_England   (317 words)

  
 Spain
When the flag of Spain has the usual proportions, a length of three halves its width, the [vertical] axis of the coat-of-arms shall be placed at a distance from the hoist of half the flag's width.
In Toledo, the flag of Castile-La Mancha was commonly flown, again often appearing alongside the European and Spanish flags with the latter centered and higher.
In fact, I only saw two Spanish flags in the city — one on the Palacio de Justicia where it appeared along with the Basque and European flags, centred and higher than the others; and the second on the main post office where it was flown to the left of the Basque flag.
flagspot.net /flags/es.html   (1064 words)

  
 Why you should not use a flag as a symbol of language
Such use of flags could be taken as an insult, since loyalty to a flag is loyalty to the country that it symbolizes.
The British Union Flag (often called Union Jack) is often used to denote the English language, and sometimes even called "the English flag".
The use of national flags to denote language, although convenient to implement, is another potential source of major irritation to the users, particularly for native speakers of the language outside the thus indicated country.
www.cs.tut.fi /~jkorpela/flags.html   (1504 words)

  
 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The UK flag consists of three elements: the cross of St. George (red on white) for England, the cross of St. Andrew (white diagonal on blue) for Scotland, and the so-called cross of St. Patrick (red diagonal on white) for Ireland.
Naval flags were changed in 1908 when the Admiralty decided that the blue in Union Flags and Ensigns should be the same shade of blue as that selected by King Edward VII for the Royal Standard.
This flag seems to be used not as a replacement for the Rainbow flag which remains popular but as an additional emblem.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb.html   (3414 words)

  
 United Kingdom Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The flag is normally called the "Union Jack" because it represents a union of countries - England, Ireland, and Scotland and Wales (the flag does not include a flag from Wales because Wales was never ruled in the same way that the other countries were ruled).
Actually it shouldn't be called the "Union Jack", because a jack is a flag that is flown on a jackstaff which is a small flag pole on the back of a naval ship.
If your nation's flag has a little Union Jack in the corner of it, then your country is probably a member of the Commonwealth Nations which include: Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Tuvalu, the state of Hawaii, the Australian States and the three Canadian States.
www.kidlink.org /KIDPROJ/Flags/flaguk.html   (484 words)

  
 English Flag : Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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This flag has 3 feet of length and 5 feet of wide and has the standard and the red colors of the equipment of raiders of tech of Roofing tiles put proud in a side.
www.cxqdj.com /200-English-Flag.html   (1292 words)

  
 English Flag
The shape and flag ratio of the English flag is described as 1:2 (length twice the height)
The Meaning and History of the English Flag and St. George - The English flag depicts the cross of St. George, the Patron Saint of England.
A Flag of English, 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 /english-flag.htm   (1797 words)

  
 English Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Flag of England is the cross of Saint George.
The flag consists of a red cross on a white field with the cross having a width of 1/5 of the...
Furniture The Flag of England is the cross of Saint George.
www.englandguidedtour.com /englishflag   (1117 words)

  
 Shopping.com - Find, Compare, and Buy Anything in Seconds
This English Toy Spaniel flag is the ideal small size to use on your window, garden or porch.
This English Setter flag is the ideal small size to use on your window, garden or porch.
This is the flag of the English pirate Captain Edward England, one of the more humane pirates, who was active around 1720.
www.shopping.com /xGS-English_Flag   (715 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: English flag offensive to Muslims?
Prison officials in Britain are concerned that tie pins worn by officers featuring the St. George's Cross – the symbol on England's flag – could offend Muslims who might associate it with the Crusades of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries.
In a report on "race" in a jail in the northern English city of Wakefield, Chief Inspector of Prisons Anne Owers said the banner of St. George, the red cross of a martyr on a white background, could be "misconstrued," CNN reported.
English soldiers adopted the symbol during the military expeditions by European powers to recapture the Holy Land from Muslims.
www.wnd.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46663   (352 words)

  
 Image:Flag of England.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cross of Saint George, used as the Flag of England and various other places.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_England.svg   (142 words)

  
 Flag (English)
In the remaining years of the Safavid rule, green was the official color of the flag with the lion and the sun emblems gold-embroidered on it.
A totally red flag with a sitting lion and the sun on its back served as the war flag; while a green flag with basically the same figures, was used as peace flag.
of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, passed on in 1979 (1358 H.J.) states: “The official flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran is composed of green, white and red colors with the special emblem of Islamic Republic in the middle together with the motto”.
www.farhangsara.com /flag.htm   (1392 words)

  
 Animated English Flag, Animations featuring England's national flag. (George cross)
Which are the animated English flag on a flagpole, A map of England with the animated flag contained within its borders and having the flag animation displayed within the outline of the country's name.
These animated England flag designs are available free for you to use on your website provided you credit webanimations and include a hyperlink to webanimations on your website.
The Animated English Flag is just one of the many International flags we have animated to created a set of flag animations.
www.webanimations.co.uk /flags/english.html   (174 words)

  
 main_template
The Dragon flag of the English is shown on the battle scene of the tapestry sewn by Englishwomen to commemorate the battle.
Moves are now under way to once again raise the White Dragon flag, not as the flag of England, but as the flag of the ethnic-English community within England.
Small we may be, yet the English nation’s influence spreads to the four corners of the globe.
www.wearetheenglish.com /flag_white_dragon.htm   (928 words)

  
 How to draw the Union Jack — accurately
The flag of the United Kingdom, the Union Jack, is a superposition of the flags of Saint George (for England), Saint Andrew (for Scotland) and Saint Patrick (for Ireland).
A jack is a sea flag, a small flag, generally rather square in its proportions, flown from a flagstaff rigged on the bowsprit or stem of the vessel.
The specification of the geometry of the US flag, though not of the colours, can be found at www.usflag.org (and there is a local copy at www.jdawiseman.com), and that of the Australian flag at www.itsanhonour.gov.au/pdf/flag_template.pdf (local copy).
www.jdawiseman.com /papers/union-jack/union-jack.html   (1165 words)

  
 Prayer Flags in English from Westwind Prayer Flags Collection
To read the individual flags, go to 'details' under the 5 flag Namaste set in the Prayer Flags in English section and scroll down to the thumbnails.
Flags are 11" x 11" each and the set hangs a little over 5' across.
Inside is a single Prayer Flag in English: 14" x 17", hemmed on all sides, folded and laid in the pocket (on the left side of the open card).
www.westwindcollection.com /home/ww1/smartlist_3/prayer_flags_in_english.html   (725 words)

  
 Historical Pirate Flags
Although the nature of these early privateering flags is unrecorded, in 1694, an English Admiralty law made the flying of a red privateering flag mandatory for English Privateers.
The flag as defined by the Admiralty in 1694 was an all red flag known as 'The Red Jack'.
National flags were still flown, often in an attempt to show that the pirates still wanted to be seen as privateers who only attacked the ships of other nations.
www.kipar.org /piratical-resources/pirate-flags.html   (1428 words)

  
 England Flag - World Flags 101 - Englandian Flags
Flags Unlimited -world of flags On SaleGreat selection on all types of flags: Country, State, USA, Military.
The flag of England consists of a white base with a red cross going through the middle of it.
The earliest record of St George's flag being used at sea as an English flag was in 1545.
www.worldflags101.com /e/england-flag.aspx   (193 words)

  
 East India Company (United Kingdom)
As a signal flag it was still in use in 1895, when P. Downes refered to an 'Old Indian Navy Jack which will appear in every hoist except single flag signals and the numerical signal' in his Code of Signals for Use in Connection with Lighthouses and Light-Vessels on the Burma Coast.
When the proclamation of 1674 authorized the red ensign for English merchant ships, the Honourable East India Company was restricted in 1676 to using their ensigns in eastern waters, and beyond St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean (see note 1).
This East India Company 19th century masthead flag is from a fl and white reproduction of a painting in the Science Museum of the East Indiaman "Earl Balcarras", which did nine voyages to China between 1815 and 1831.
flagspot.net /flags/gb-eic.html   (1278 words)

  
 Union Flag
The St. George's flag was retained for England and the St. Andrew's flag was retained for Scotland.
Ireland is represented by the flag of St. Patrick, a diagonal red cross on a white ground.
However, under Schedule 2 of the Regulations, national flags are exempt provided each flag is flown from a single vertical flagstaff and neither the flag nor the flagstaff display any advertisement additional to the design of the flag.
www.seiyaku.com /reference/union-flag.html   (1320 words)

  
 Flags HQ : English Flag
Index of anarchist material in English on the EZLN and the rebellion in Chiapas.
Flags HQ does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content available on this Website.
Flags HQ excludes all liability of any kind (including negligence) in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, this Website.
www.flags-hq.com /englishflag/index.php   (672 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: English flag offensive to Muslims?
Prison officials in Britain are concerned that tie pins worn by officers featuring the St. George's Cross – the symbol on England's flag – could offend Muslims who might associate it with the Crusades of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries.
In a report on "race" in a jail in the northern English city of Wakefield, Chief Inspector of Prisons Anne Owers said the banner of St. George, the red cross of a martyr on a white background, could be "misconstrued," CNN reported.
English soldiers adopted the symbol during the military expeditions by European powers to recapture the Holy Land from Muslims.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46663   (385 words)

  
 Flag Day
The current flag has 13 red and white alternating stripes (representing the original 13 states) and 50 stars (each star represents one of the states of the Union) on a blue background.
An English flag, known as the Red Ensign, waved over the 13 colonies from 1707 to the Revolution.
It was red with a union in the upper corner combining the cross of St. George (red on white), patron of England, with the diagonal cross (white on blue) of St. Andrew, patron of Scotland.
www.angelfire.com /oz/mrholidays/Flag.html   (1286 words)

  
 Al Jazeera English - News - Flag Row Rocks Australia Concert
But calls for concert goers to leave flags at home have drawn condemnation from among others, John Howard, the Australian prime minister, who said concert organisers were trying to impose their own political views on fans.
Responding to criticism concert, producers said they had no intention of disrespecting the symbolism of the flag and blamed media reports for quoting them inaccurately.
The call for fans not to bring flags was "simply a request, not a command", the producers said.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/2C53368F-CACA-48AD-AC9E-7B14E8CB75A6.htm   (520 words)

  
 english flag - Top 4 Zuvio Search
The flag consists of a red cross on a white field
The cross of Saint George, used as the Flag of
The English national flag at this period consisted
www.kramerconsultinginc.com /english-flag.htm   (227 words)

  
 Flags Bay » Blog Archive » English Major Wanted!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Section 3 of the U.S. Flag Code is titled, Use of flag for advertising purposes; mutilation of the flag.
This section is often quoted to disparage those that would do either of the preceding, but to me there are a couple of very interesting aspects to this section.
Use of flag for advertising purposes; mutilation of flag
www.flagsbay.com /flag/2007/03/13/english-major-wanted   (249 words)

  
 GeorgiaInfo - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
This also was the flag in use when England created the colony of Carolina (embracing almost all of present-day Georgia in 1663).
With the union, England ceased to be sovereign nation (although retaining its identity as a distinct division of Great Britain.
The St. George's Cross flag continued to serve as England's distinct flag--a role it continues today.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/engflag.htm   (237 words)

  
 Historical Flags - St. George's Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This flag was in use during the crusades and it was one of the national emblems of England as early as 1277.
In 1497, this flag was flown by John and Sebastian Cabot on their voyages from England to Newfoundland and the North American continent, as well as by other English explorers.
Even after the adoption of the British Union, which combined both the St. George's cross and the St. Andrew's cross, the St. George's cross still was flown from the foremast of English ships.
www.anyflag.com /history/stgeorge.htm   (118 words)

  
 Mid Term Papers: Term Papers on In 1497, An Italian Sea Captain, Sailing Under The English Flag, Reached Th
In 1497, An Italian Sea Captain, Sailing Under The English Flag, Reached Th Below is a free term papers summary of the paper " In 1497, An Italian Sea Captain, Sailing Under The English Flag, Reached Th." If you sign up, you can be reading the rest of this term papers in under two minutes.
In 1497, an Italian sea captain, sailing under the English flag, reached the coast of North America.
John Cabot sailed from Bristol, late in May 1497, with a crew of 18, on a small ship named "The Matthew." On June 24th, he landed somewhere on the coast of North America, probably New Foundland or Cape Brenton Island, in what is now know as Canada.
www.midtermpapers.com /17241.htm   (580 words)

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