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  Flag of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saltire, the flag of Scotland, with a Pantone 300 coloured field.
The Scottish flag is one of the oldest flags in the world, dating back to the 9th century.
The Scottish saltire and field is one of the components of the Union Flag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Scotland   (428 words)

  
 Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1603, the Scottish King James VI inherited the throne of England, and became James I of England.
The Scottish Reformation, initiated in 1560 and led by John Knox, was Calvinist, and throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the Church of Scotland maintained a strict theology and kept a tight control over the morality of the population.
Scottish sundial — the renaissance sundials of Scotland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scotland   (6312 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba in Gaelic, Scots Pairlament in Scots) is the national unicameral legislature of Scotland.
The Scottish Parliament returned after the Restoration of Charles II to the throne in 1660, and, although initially docile, gradually came to exert considerable influence over the Crown—removing the clergy’s right to attend in 1689 and finally abolishing the Lords of the Articles in 1690.
But first, he decreed that the Scottish Parliament should have a "fixed abode" and Parliament House in the centre of Edinburgh was built as the a permanent structure to house the institution.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Scottish-Parliament   (1154 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scottish Gaelic: An Rìoghachd Aonaichte na Breatainn Mhòr agus Eirinn a Tuath
The Scottish National Party was founded in 1934, and Plaid Cymru (Party of Wales) in 1925.
In 1999, the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales were established, the former having primary legislative power.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom   (4205 words)

  
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www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/keywordf.html   (1522 words)

  
 biology - Scotland
Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom.
Slightly greater than 1% of the population use Scottish Gaelic, a Celtic language similar to Irish, as their language of everyday use, primarily in the northern and western regions of the country.
In 1707, the Scottish and English Parliaments signed the Treaty of Union, which was deeply unpopular in Scotland, as it had been negotiating from a position of economic weakness and suffering from English tariffs.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Scotland   (4200 words)

  
 Canada
The Canadian National Flag was adopted by the Canadian Parliament on October 22, 1964 and was proclaimed into law by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (the Queen of Canada) on February 15, 1965.
The Canadian Flag (colloquially known as The Maple Leaf Flag) is a red flag of the proportions two by length and one by width, containing in its centre a white square, with a single red stylized eleven-point maple leaf centred in the white square.
The "Royal Union Flag" (British Union Flag) is a current "official" flag of Canada per act of parliament of December 18, 1964, to "show allegiance to the crown and as a symbol of Canadian membership in the Commonwealth".
www.fotw.net /flags/ca.html   (2488 words)

  
 Scotland Flag - World Flags 101 - Scotlandian Flags
There is no official date of adoption for the Scottish flag but the use of the St. Andrew's cross dates back to at least the 12th century and perhaps as early as the eighth century.
The Scottish flag is one of three flags that make up the Union Jack of Great Britain, one of the most famous flags in the world.
Scottish flags were flown all over the country that day.
www.worldflags101.com /s/scotland-flag.aspx   (367 words)

  
 England (United Kingdom)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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.
The St. George's Cross flag is the proper flag for use by Anglican churches in England.
An example of the use of the St. George's cross flag: 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."
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/gb-eng.html   (3384 words)

  
 The World Flag Database: British Flags & Emblems
As he is the flag consultant to several UK Government departments, including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Defence, he understood the need for an up to date and accurate flag protocol book for official use.
The flags of the government, emergency services, heritage organizations, regions, counties, cities, religious organizations, youth organizations and award flags are all covered.
The chapter on flags at sea covers the rules for flying flags afloat, and is splendidly illustrated with flags of maritime organizations, and the ensigns and burgees of all British yacht clubs permitted to authorise the wearing of special ensigns by members' yachts.
www.flags.net /britishbook.htm   (828 words)

  
 Language - Mezzofanti.org
Scottish Gaelic is considered to be Insular Celtic because it is spoken in Scotland - part of the British Isles.
John Shaw's Scottish Gaelic Lessons - An extensive guide to the Scottish Gaelic language, in 22 lessons; although most of the text is in Scots Gaelic, and no English translation is offered for the Gaelic phrases.
BBC Scottish Gaelic Programme - Listen to the Scottish Gaelic language being spoken in real-time with the BBC Scottish Gaelic Programme.
www.mezzofanti.org /scots.html   (1423 words)

  
 United Kingdom: Crowns on Flags
Flags designed since 1953 have a St Edward's crown (unless they are Scottish); flags designed before 1953 continued with the existing Tudor crown until they needed replacing.
This is the official state crown for Scotland and would replace the St Edward's crown on any peculiarly Scottish flag, or flag created under the authority of the Scottish Executive, such as the Scottish Fisheries, or a Scottish constabulary.
It didn't specifically say, "any flag", but the Ministry of Transport took it to mean that if they had had a ship registered in a Scottish port, the wheel and anchor should have been surmounted by a Scottish Crown.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb-crown.html   (3912 words)

  
 e-Keltoi: Volume 2, Cultural Survival - Michael Newton, Becoming Cold-hearted like the Gentiles Around Them: Scottish ...
A Scottish minister who traveled widely wrote in 1872 that Gaelic was not preached anywhere "I could hear of in the United States, save in one church at Elmira, 100 miles west of Chicago" (Masson 1873: 28).
Scottish Gaelic revitalization efforts, however, continued to attempt to draw support, especially financial, from the Highlanders resident in the United States.
The Scottish Mòd is an annual festival held in Scotland, begun in 1892, where people compete for awards for the best singers, reciters, and authors of Gaelic poetry and prose.
www.uwm.edu /Dept/celtic/ekeltoi/volumes/vol2/2_3/newton_2_3.html   (17926 words)

  
 Flags of the Royal Family, United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1961 the Queen adopted a personal flag which is quite separate from the Royal Standard and is a square royal blue flag bearing a crowned initial E within a ring of stemmed roses, all in gold.
During the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), the standard of the Prince of Wales was the current royal standard with the white label with three pendants, with a heart-shaped shield like that of Saxony bearing a green rue crown on 10 stripes yellow and fl.
The Prince of Wales web page says that the flag was first promulgated in 1962 and was flown for the first time on 11 June 1969 at Cardiff Castle for the inauguration of the Royal Regiment of Wales, of which The Prince was appointed Colonel-in-Chief on 01 July 1969.
flagspot.net /flags/gb-royal.html   (3137 words)

  
 Scotland flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
We carry a wide variety of items for this flag including fullsize 3 by 5 foot flags which are ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
Flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
Miniature desktop 4 by 6 inch flags are also available as well as mousepads, tshirts, enamel lapel pins, bumper decals, pin-back buttons, magnets, iron-on patches, and key chains.
www.politicalgifts.com /scotland.html   (320 words)

  
 Row re-ignites over gay rainbow flag | Headlines | News | Gay.com UK
The row over whether the rainbow flag will be allowed to fly in the heart of London's gay community re-ignited over the weekend, after Westminster City Council refused to grant permission for the flag to be flown from a gay shop.
The council, which last year ordered the flags to be pulled down from gay bars and businesses in the capital's hub citing planning regulations, voted against allowing the Prowler Store from erecting the flag outside late last week.
David Boothroyd, councillor for the Westbourne ward, said the decision to refuse the flags a place in one of the country's gay heartlands was "bigotry compounded by incompetence".
uk.gay.com /headlines/8569   (555 words)

  
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Most are in a dictionary form, where each clan has a listing containing the history of the clan, and perhaps some information about the etymology of the name, tartans, mottoes, clan badges and chief’s arms.
The entry lists the blazon of the arms, the person to whom the arms are matriculated and the year of matriculation.
It also lists of the known extraordinary officers of arms, both those in royal service and those in service to the nobles of Scotland are provided.
www.heraldica.org /topics/britain/scotbiblio.htm   (7853 words)

  
 Montreat Scottish Society -- Dialup Tartans & Flags Page
The St. Andrews flag is perhaps the oldest national flag, first being used in the 9th Century.
The Montreat Scottish Society has a collection of more than 120 tartan banners representing clans that have been donated to the society for use in various events, including the annual Kirkin' o' the Tartans.
A complete list of tartan banners and their donors is available by clicking here.
www.montreatscottish.org /dialup/tartanflag.htm   (727 words)

  
 Approved Administrative Handbook as of Jan 20, 2002
An e-mail listing in the roster is not to be considered evidence of such willingness.
The titles listed here are considered standard, and may be used by those who have earned or been granted the appropriate rank or award within the Society.
In addition to the books named specifically on this list, others which should be avoided are *any* by Alfred J. Kolatch, and most books with the word "baby" or "children" in the title or books of the "what to name your baby in [language]" type.
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/admin.html   (13190 words)

  
 Official Anna Kournikova Message Boards - Incorrect Flags/Nations on this site
Scotland, England, and Wales need to be listed in the list of nations.
The British flag is not a national flag.
However, the thing I want to know is why to Rangers fans have millions of British flags and sing the British national amthem at their matches but whenever Scotland play England the same people boo during God Save the Queen.
www.kournikova.com /community/printthread.php?t=2358   (476 words)

  
 Left I on the News
The current list of nominated songs appears below; for the rules of the process and previous comments (including songs I haven't yet decided on whether or not to add to the list of nominees), see the original post.
Songs listed in alphabetical order so as not to reveal my own prejudices (other than in the inclusion of these songs, but I'm sure there are many important songs I've missed).
But when they were simply asked to name their top issue without the assistance of a list to influence their choices, Iraq was picked by 27 percent, the economy by 14 percent and moral values tied with terrorism at only 9 percent.
lefti.blogspot.com /2004_11_01_lefti_archive.html   (12178 words)

  
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It is proposed that the Council of the Isles will bring together Ministers from the Scottish Parliament, Westminster, the Irish Government and the Assemblies of Wales and Northern Ireland to discuss issues of common interest.
The SNP's inclusive list contrasts strongly with that of the Labour party who have culled any candidate not acceptable to their London leadership - including two sitting Westminster MPs.
Already there is discontent brewing within the Scottish Labour party at the interference of the London leadership in the selection of their candidates.
www.forscotland.com /snpusa/june1998.html   (1041 words)

  
 Social Science, Business and Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It reproduces the works listed in the Short-Title Catalogue I (Pollard and Redgrave, 1475-1640); the Short-Title Catalogue II (Wing, 1641-1700); the Thomason Tracts, a compendium of broadsides on the English Civil War printed between 1640 and 1661; and the Early English Books Tract Supplements.
The websites listed either provide guides to recommended moving image and sound resources, or deliver moving image and sound content suitable for educational use.
There have also been two non-election year surveys (in 1963 and 1969), Scottish and Welsh booster studies at some elections, an ethnic minority booster sample in 1997, several campaign studies and a number of panel surveys.
www.jisc.ac.uk /coll_subject_s.html   (7097 words)

  
 Great Scot - Scottish kilts, tartans, and more
No matter what type of Scottish regalia you are looking for, we can help you find it.
Since 1997, we have been importing quality Scottish goods for Americans looking to reconnect with their heritage and display their Scottish pride at home, at work, or at Highland Games.
We believe it is important for anyone who has a desire to connect with his Scots roots to be able to enjoy his heritage without breaking the bank.
www.greatscotshop.com /gifts4.htm   (395 words)

  
 Countries & flags - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
View a country map and flag, listen to the national anthem, or read information about the geography, history, languages, folklore, food and religion of Kenya.
View the flag, listen to the national anthem, or read information about the geography, history, languages, economy and religion of Rwanda.
Pictures of flags as they developed during US colonial and Revolutionary times, including flags of the Confederacy, American Revolution, state flags of past and present, and flags of the union.
www.multcolib.org /homework/cntryhc.html   (7584 words)

  
 Links to Scottish Genealogy/Research Sites
Lord Lyon King of Arms - Scottish Collar of State / Scottish Court Jurisdiction / The Scottish Courts
Scottish Place Name Society / Scottish Family History including genealogy, locations, etc.
Any other use, including publication, storage in a retrieval system, or transmission by electronic, mechanical, or other means requires the written approval of the file's author.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/republic/PatAdams/scotresearch.htm   (673 words)

  
 Links - Highlander Graphics Software
If you have a link you feel should be in our links directory please contact us at highland@highlandersoftware.com.
Highland Games, Festivals, Rubber Stamp Shows and conventions, Ren Faires, Celtic Topics, Irish Family pages, or Scottish Clan Sites: all topics of a Celtic nature are invited to be a part of our links pages.
Scottish Panoramic - panoramic photographs of Scottish landscapes
www.highlandersoftware.com /links.html   (536 words)

  
 BigSoccer Boards - Scottish Flags on 11/9? Too hokey?
a "sea" of scottish flags in the fort?
Thumbs down for the Scottish flag idea, unless the person bringing it is Scottish..
The flag's look inexpensive and it certainly doesn't look very tough to paint on a piece of paper!
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/showthread.php?t=79685   (653 words)

  
 Gathering of the Clans - Devoted To All Things Scottish :: Gathering of the Clans - Devoted To All Things Scottish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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We are very excited about this new service and it is our hope that many Scottish related stores will benefit from the exposure that Tartans.com receives.
Posted by: maintenance on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 - 09:00 AM Family traditon attributes the name to a commendation given a young knight of Willam the Lion.
www.tartans.com   (319 words)

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