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  England (United Kingdom)
The cross of St George is the flag of England, not the Union Jack.
The official proportions for the national flag of England is 3:5, with the cross being 1/5 of the height of the flag wide.
Since you have red in both the field of the arms of England and the Scottish lion rampant, the claws of the three English lions passant gardant and of the Scottish lion are all blue.
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  England
England (formerly the Kingdom of England up to its merger with Scotland in 1707, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain) is the largest and most densely populated of the nations that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
England comprises most of the southern half of the island of Great Britain, bordered to the north by Scotland and to the west by Wales.
According to the 2001 census the population of England was 49,138,831.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/en/England.html   (324 words)

  
 New England Online
There are several variations of the flag used by various military and civil bodies, some of which use different colours and proportions to distinguish their respective flags from the national flag.
Flags in any locality may be flown at half-mast on the death of a notable local citizen or on the day, or part of the day, of their funeral.
Permission may be granted as long as the flag is used in a dignified manner and reproduced completely and accurately; it should not be defaced by overprinting with words or illustrations, it should not be covered by other objects in displays, and all symbolic parts of the flag should be identifiable.
www.newenglandonline.info /symbols/flag.html   (1143 words)

  
 Search: Flag of England
The Flag of England is the St George's Cross.
It achieved status as the national flag of England during the 16th century.
In 1194 A.D., Richard I of England introduced the Cross of St. George, a red cross on a white ground, as the national flag of England.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Boston United F.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England.
The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man....
Paul John Gascoigne (born 27 May 1967 in Gateshead, England), often referred to by his nickname Gazza, is a former English football player, notable for his great footballing talent and colourful character.
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 New England flags (U.S.)
A similar flag with a blue field is shown in a french source of the period but is described as "The Red Flag of New England" a mistake that is still repeated to this day.
The New England flag, used in colonial times [and noted at Logan Airport, Boston], was a red ensign with the Cross of St. George in the canton.
Note: There is a flag being touted as "THE Flag of New England" that is blue with the cross and tree in the canton and six stars in a circle in the fly.
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 Flag of England
The flag of England is a red cross on a white field.
The Church of England uses the cross of Saint George with the shield of arms of its diocese in the canton, although in practice many fly the plain cross flag of England.
The people of England are showing their pride on Flag of England t-shirts, flag of England ties, and flag of England mugs, to name a few.
www.unitedstatesamericanflags.com /flag_of_england.htm   (211 words)

  
 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
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.
It should thus be noted that the jack flag had existed for over a hundred and fifty years before the jack staff came into being, and its name was related to its size rather than to the position in which it was flown.
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.
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 Cities and Towns - Hometown England
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes believed to have originated in Angeln in Northern Germany, who settled in England in the 5th and 6th centuries.
England comprises the central and southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight.
Although being in South West England, which is the 4th strongest region in England, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (combined into a NUTS:3 region for statistical purposes) is the weakest area in England, with a GDP per capita of €15 366 per capita, or 73% of the EU average of €21 170.
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 England (United Kingdom)
The St. George's Cross flag is the proper flag for use by Anglican churches in England.
The question of the correct flag to fly from a flag staff on an English church was raised in February 1907, when Sir A.Scott-Gatty, Garter King of Arms, wrote that, "churches should not fly the national flag.
As example: the proper flag to be flown in the diocese of Rochester is the flag of St George with, in the canton, a shield of the arms: Argent on a saltire gules an escallop or."
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/gb-eng.html   (3100 words)

  
 Union Flag
The St. George's flag was retained for England and the St. Andrew's flag was retained for Scotland.
The Union Flag of 1606 is still used by some loyalist groups in Ulster who prefer not to see the St. Patrick's cross on the flag.
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   (1345 words)

  
 Flag of England Details, Meaning Flag of England Article and Explanation Guide
The Flag of England is the cross of Saint George.
The red cross appeared in the crusades and is one of the earliest known emblems representing England.
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.
www.e-paranoids.com /f/fl/flag_of_england.html   (152 words)

  
 England Rugby Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Flag features the RFU's Rose of England logo superimposed on a St. George's Cross.
Flag measures approximately 3 ft x 5 ft. Durable stitched header with brass gromets.
England, who, after-all invented the whole sport, were unequivocally, undisputedly, finally on top.
www.foxrugby.com /departments-shop-by-team-england-national-team-england-rugby-flag.html   (208 words)

  
 Flag of England information - Search.com
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 height of the flag.
This flag later became the national flag of the Kingdom of Great Britain, and was combined with the flag of St. Patrick (representing Ireland) in 1801, producing the current Union Flag of the United Kingdom.
www.search.com /reference/Flag_of_England   (198 words)

  
 Historical Flags of the United States
This flag was flown by the defiant citizens of Gonzales in November of 1835.
The flag was hoisted to dare the troops of the Alamo de Parras Company under the command of Mexican Lieutenant Francisco CastaƱeda to repossess a cannon that had previously been given to the citizens for protection from Indian attacks.
This flag was a republic flag for one month before being replaced by the Stars and Stripes and eventually became the state flag of California.
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 England Flags
Lightweight and strong, these England Flags will fly in the slightest breeze, but still have superb wearing strength due to the material's superior strength-to-weight ratio.
Flags with pole sleeve and fringe should be used on our indoor mounting sets, or carried on our parade poles.
Any flag with pole sleeve & fringe is finished with lined pole sleeves, leather tabs, and a beautiful golden yellow fringe on 3 sides.
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 Globe Theatre, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A variety of flags were used at the Globe, and other theatres, in the 16th century London.
Flags flew when plays were performed, perhaps beforehand so people would know to come.
These were, of course, the days before mass communications and the flag that would be flown would be important as one could tell which theatre was holding a play.
www.fotw.net /flags/gb-globe.html   (292 words)

  
 TheFA.com - Welcome to England
ENGLAND U21s: England's Under-21s will take on Italy in the first match at the new Wembley Stadium on 24 March.
ENGLAND U17s: John Peacock has named his squad for the European Championship Elite Qualifying Round in Bosnia.
ENGLAND WOMEN: Hope Powell's team began their trio of games this week with a crushing 6-0 victory over Russia.
www.thefa.com /England   (91 words)

  
 Flag of Northern Ireland
The St Patrick's saltire flag has been used in more recent times for St Patrick's Day in Northern Ireland, by various organisations wishing to avoid the sectarianism that may be implied by the use of either the tricolour or symbols of Unionism.
The current flag is blazoned Azure, the Crosses Saltire of St Andrew and St Patrick, quarterly per saltire, counterchanged Argent and Gules, the latter fimbriated of the second, surmounted by the Cross of St George of the third, fimbriated as the saltire.
The Flag of the nine-county Ulster is sometimes flown by nationalists, especially in GAA contexts, though it also appears on the coat of arms of the Ulster Unionist Party.
www.computer-2tr.com /Ireland/links/Northern_Ireland_flag.html   (603 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Comment is free | In thrall to St George
England's rush to fly the flag is unmatched elsewhere and reflects an uneasy cultural identity
It's said the flag betokens Englishness, that mysterious something we are said to have in common, the larger entity that the 11 guys busting a gut in Germany somehow represent.
England is not a nation-state or significant political unit.
www.guardian.co.uk /commentisfree/story/0,,1806793,00.html   (771 words)

  
 Flag Of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The flag went out of use in 1649 when England became a commonwealth but was From 1707-1801 they flew the flag of England from the jack staff and the Red
England's flag is the cross of St George, which is an upright dark-red cross on a white background.
Doyle added that it was now time for England to find a new flag and a patron saint who is "not associated with our bloody past and one we can all identify
www.nalox.com /england/flag-of-england.html   (118 words)

  
 Flag of England (Cross of St George) | Ourmedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Flag of England (Cross of St George)
Flag of England -- Cross of St George Vector art in editable PDF.
Flag of Canada (1921 - 1957), with oversized shield
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 Search: Flag of England
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The flag is dominated by a upright, deep-red cross.
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 Call from Athelney :: The Flag of England
The nearest they came to a flag, in the sense that we understand it, was a kind of elongated pennant in the shape of a dragon.
If you feel that England should have her ancient heritage restored to her, then please show your solidarity by flying this flag, and using the image of it wherever possible.
The relics were returned to England on July 25, 1901, when they were placed in the private chapel of the Duke of Norfolk in Arundel Castle, Sussex, awaiting the completion of Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral.
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 Civil Flag of England
This illustration of the England Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
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 England
The flag of England shows the red george's cross on white ground.
George is the patron saint and national saint of England.
The flag arised in the 15th century, and complemented resp.
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 Will George be slayed as England's patron saint? | the Daily Mail
The flag of Saint George has been the flag of England for nearly 1000 years, Saint George slaying the dragon is a symbol of good conquering evil and tyranny.
I would suggest the new flag should be a white cross on a white background representing abject surrender to the PC brigade.
I don't believe that the Church of England is considering rejecting England's patron saint St George on the grounds that his image is too warlike and may offend Muslims.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=393651&in_page_id=1&in_page_id=1&expand=true   (3260 words)

  
 England Flag Picture,History,Wallpaper
Flags are national symbols and so a matter of national pride.
The flag of the UK is officially called the Union flag, because it embodies the emblems of three countries united under one monarch.
The Welsh Flag, a red dragon on a field of white and green, dates from the fifteenth century.Wales is not represented on the Union Flag because by the time the first version of the flag appeared, Wales was already united with England
www.myenglandtravel.com /england-flag.html   (270 words)

  
 England Flag st George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
His reputation for virtue and chivalrous conduct became the spiritual inspiration of the Crusaders and by this time the pennant or flag with a red cross on a white or silver background became prominent as a means of recognition by English Knights.
By providing free education and sustenance for the boys, a priceless musical inheritance in choral worship has been established and their numbers increased until the Plague struck in 1479 when the numbers were reduced from thirteen to six again but recovered to thirteen by Michaelmas in 1482.
It is also the flag of the Church of England and as such is known throughout Christendom.
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