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  Union Jack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Union Jack is the commonly used name for the Union Flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Union Flag was found in the canton (top left-hand corner) of the flags of many colonies of the UK, while the field (background) of their flags was the colour of the naval ensign flown by the particular Royal Navy squadron that patrolled that region of the World.
It is a criminal offence to fly the union jack from a civilian boat [4].
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 Union Jack (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lord James Montgomery Falsworth was active as the first Union Jack, and fought during World War I both alone and as a member of the international group Freedom's Five.
Union Jack possessed no superhuman abilities, but did wear a bullet-proof costume and carried 6" steel dagger and a Webley.455 caliber pistol, both of which he used with great skill.
Union Jack II The second Union Jack, Brian Falsworth, was the son of the first Union Jack.
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 Union Jack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although it is often that 'Union Jack' should only be used the flag when it is flown as jack (a small flag flown at the of a ship) it is not universally that the 'Jack' of 'Union Jack' is reference to such a jack flag; other have been put forward.
The Union Flag was found in the canton (top left-hand corner) of the flags many colonies of the UK while the ground (background) of their flags was the of the naval ensign flown by the particular Royal Navy squadron that patrolled the region of World.
In both countries Union Flag was used semi-interchangeably with their flags for significant parts of their early This was also the case in Canada until the introduction of the Maple-Leaf in 1965 but it is still used in flags of a number of Canadian provinces.
www.freeglossary.com /Union_Jack   (1057 words)

  
 Union Jack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
The creation of the original Union Flag started in 1603 when James VI of Scotland also became James I of England and on April 12, 1606 the first 'Union Flag' was created.
The Union Flag is found in the canton (top left-hand corner) of the flags of many former colonies of the UK, notably Australia and New Zealand.
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Union jack is to be seen quite often at a ratio of 2:3, and of course appeared in this form on the 1928-1994 South African national flag.
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.
The Malayan jack was flown at the foremasthead.
flagspot.net /flags/gb.html   (3219 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 earliest known reference to a ‘jack’ of such a type occurs in 1633, the first reference to the Union (rather than the ‘Britain’ or ‘British’ flag) dating from 1625 — the Union Flag and the naval jack are much the same age.
www.jdawiseman.com /papers/union-jack/union-jack.html   (1163 words)

  
 Union Jack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag, known as the Union Jack, formed in Great Britain, of the Jacks representing a strong concentration of these peoples has been described, most appropriately, as representing a "Union of Jacob", and thus it has become a point of attack by some who would deny the identification of ourselves with ancient Israel.
I had mentioned that Union Jacks flown at the top of the rigging on old sailing ships, hoisted, as mentioned by Chamber's Twentieth Century Dictionary, at the spritsail topmast-head, and flown amidst such articles as "Jack-blocks" and the "Jack cross-trees" were reached by a "Jacob's Ladder", a rope ladder having wooden steps.
However, such "Jack" flags are also used at the bowsprit of a vessel, held aloft on a Jack-staff, and according to some sources like The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the source from which the name "Jack" arose was from its size, being smaller than the ensign.
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 Union Jack
The flag is normally called the Union Jack because it represents a union of four countries.
Union Jack is a misnomer for the actual flag, because a jack is a flag that is flown on a Jack staff which is a small flag pole on the back of a naval ship.
The Union Jack is the most important of all British symbols, and it is flown by representatives of the United Kingdom all over the world; in the military and the navy, and in royalty.
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 UJ Flag
The Union Jack is a combination (union) of the flags of St George, St Andrew and St Patrick.
The flag is normally called the Union Jack because it represents a union of countries — England, Ireland, and Scotland and Wales (although the current flag does not include a flag from the latter*).
Union Jack is a misnomer for the actual flag, 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.
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 The Union Jack - (Union Flag) - UK flag
Union Jack, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
“Union Jack” was officially acknowledged as an alternative name for the Union Flag by the Admiralty and Parliament in the early 20th century.
The Union Flag is commonly known as the Union Jack, although the exact origin of the name is unclear.
www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk /geography/unionjack.html   (217 words)

  
 The Australian Flag - the Union Jack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Union Jack (also known as the Union Flag) in the upper hoist quadrant or first quarter of the Australian flag denotes Australia's historical links with Britain.
The Union Jack itself is a composite flag symbolizing the union of the historical components of the United Kingdom.
The first Union Jack was the Cross of St George combined with the Cross of St Andrew to for the Union Flag in 1606.
www.anbg.gov.au /oz/flag-union.html   (233 words)

  
 Union Jack Motorcycles
Phil Pilgrim's Union Jack Motorcycles was established in 1980, and is the official Les Harris factory agent for Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.
Prior to opening Union Jack Motorcycles, Phil was an employee of the well-known Melbourne british bike dealer Frank Mussett, and on Mussett's closure, Phil aquired all the Triumph stock of spares.
Union Jack is a Licenced Road-Worthy Testing station, and specialises in checking club registration scheme eligible motorcycles.
www.unionjack.com.au   (227 words)

  
 The Union Jack
When used at sea, the Union Jack is reserved for use by the government for specific purposes and is specifically the Jack of the Royal Navy, which is why it is illegal for civilian ships to fly it.
On land, the use of the Union Jack is an issue which has never been resolved in legal or constitutional terms and it has never been officially adopted or defined as the national flag, no matter what one wishes to call it.
The notion that Jacks can only be used at sea is a recent and entirely superfluous argument; quite clearly, they are one and the same, and as such, it can be called the Union Flag, the Union Jack or even the National Flag.
www.hippy.freeserve.co.uk /ukflag.htm   (1900 words)

  
 Union Jack
She was rescued by the Human Torch and in gratitude invited the Invaders to have dinner at Falsworth manor.
Union Jack's first mission with the group was to battle the restored Baron Blood, who turned out to be none other than Lord Falsworth's own brother John.
Union Jack II and Spitfire remained in Britain, fighting the Axis until the end of the war.
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 United Kingdom - History of the Flag
To ask Prime Minister whether the Union Jack is the emblem of the nation rather than the sovereign, and if this is so, in the event of the Government of Ireland Bill becoming law, will it be competent for the Irish Parliament to eliminate the cross of St Patrick from the national flag.
The Union Jack was established by Royal Proclamation under the Act of Union and is as much a matter of prerogative as the Royal Standard.
Wilson (1986), p.34, said that 'This flag (a Union Jack with a white border) was introduced in 1823 as a signal for a pilot in Marryat's Code of Signals for the Merchant Service and later came to be worn as a jack'.
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 The Union Jack or Union Flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
It represents the union of different countries and the growth of a family of nations whose influence extends far beyond the British Isles.
At that time, with the union of Ireland and Great Britain, it became necessary to represent Ireland in the Union Flag and so the cross of St. Patrick was include thus creating the flag as we now have it.
It was stated that "the Union Jack should be regarded as the National flag".
www.know-britain.com /general/union_jack.html   (807 words)

  
 Jack London, Union Jack, Samurai Jack, Jack Kevorkian, Jack Ingram, Wolfman Jack, Judith Jack, Jack Hammers, Jack Astors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jack London, Union Jack, Samurai Jack, Jack Kevorkian, Jack Ingram, Wolfman Jack, Judith Jack, Jack Hammers, Jack Astors
union jack She then changed and hoped for the tiny daughter Suzette.
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 The second Union Jack
During a battle with Thor, the Norse god of thunder who was duped to join the Nazi cause, Union Jack was mortally wounded by Thor's lightning from his mystical hammer Mjolnir.
Following the war Brian remained occasionally still active as Union Jack, and was instrumental in founding the V-Battalion alongside other heroes of the era, including his best friend (and lover) who had been Dyna-Mite (and then the second Destroyer) during the war.
He states "In Citizen V (2nd mini-series; 2002) Union Jack II (Brian Falsworth) was revealed to have had a longtime homosexual relationship with his best friend (who was aka Dyna-mite; and later aka the Destroyer).
www.internationalhero.co.uk /u/unionjk2.htm   (636 words)

  
 Union Jack
The only son of Jacqueline Falsworth Crichton, Kenneth was always a sickly and disappointing youth, whose only true friend was Joey Chapman, who wore the uniform of Union Jack for quite some time until his death at the hands of Jim Jaspers.
Union Jack had come to her after he'd awakened hours before, only to find that his own face had been replaced by the features of his dead friend, Joey Chapman.
Union Jack pulled his mask into place before turning to face their host.
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 United Kingdom Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Rebranding puts black marks against UK flag
The union flag was first seen in 1606 and the version that we know today was drawn up by the College of Arms in 1801 to represent the Act of Union.
the union jack is the symbol of our nation, it has nothing to do with race and should not be connected to it.
The union jack is part of our heritage, our past and it should be a part of our future.
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 Jack russels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Union Jack Cartoons
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 Union Jack on Platipus Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Union Jack are Simon Berry and Claudio Giussani, and have been responsible for producing a number of trance classics on the Platipus record label such as the '93 hit 2 Full Moons and a Trout.
With only four tracks worth a mention, this debut album from Union Jack is a bit of a half-hearted effort.
Well, it's a lot harder trance than the previous Union Jack material, and it sounds like Claudio Giussani (otherwise known as Terra Ferma) has had more influence on this than Simon Berry.
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 UNION JACK
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