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The Cross of Saint George. At the College of Arms it was stated that certain modifications were under consideration and that if any action were taken it would be done by the King in Council. The Master and Deputy Master each have their own flags. The Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom with a five-point label, the first, second, fourth and fifth labels bearing a red heart, the third label bearing a red cross. Thomas Reed Publications Limited, pp.

To fly the flag correctly, the white of St Andrew is above the red of St Patrick in the upper hoist canton the quarter at the top nearest to the flag-pole. When at anchor or alongside, it is flown from the jackstaff at the bow of the ship.

Flag used by the Church of Ireland. Standard of the Prince of Wales as Duke of Cornwall. Andrew was divided diagonally, with the red appearing below the white on the hoist half of the flag and above it on the fly half. It was then adopted by land forces as well, although the blue field used on land-based versions more closely resembled that of the blue of the flag of Scotland. Captions Captions English Add a one-line explanation of what this file represents.

Flag of Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland flags issue. National Library of New Zealand.


The Union Jack is worn at the masthead of a ship to indicate the presence of the Sovereign or an Admiral of the Fleet. When a ship is underway, the Union Jack is only flown from the jackstaff when the ship is dressed for a special occasion, such as the Queen's official birthday. Within the Almanac, neither the Union Flag or the Union Jack are included pictorially or mentioned by name. Vert, amplitude bold font three eagles displayed in fess Or. Herm is an island which belongs to the Bailiwick of Guernsey.

Flag used by British Consulates and Consulates-general. As the MoD only had authority over sea flags, the Governments of the Overseas Territories were free to continue using the flags with white discs on land. Flag of Staining, Lancashire.

Flag of the United Kingdom vertical. National flag used by Scottish Government and agencies, sports teams representing Scotland and by ordinary citizens. Royal Banner of King Richard I. Maroon with a gold cross fimbriated black, and in the centre the county's traditional rose.

United Kingdom Flag Specifications. Flag of the United Kingdom aspect ratio. The county previously used what is now the Banner of arms of Surrey County Council. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.

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As with the red cross, so too the red saltire is separated by a white fimbriation from the blue field. Local authority flag with use permitted to local people. National and subnational flags of the United Kingdom. This work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain. However the Bill did not receive its second reading by the end of that parliamentary session.

Such flags have generally been adopted by Order in Council. History at your fingertips. Thus, there is a right side up. For other uses of Union Flag, see Union flag disambiguation. Unlike the old county council banner, the bars wavy are counterchanged per pale.

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Cathedral St Michaels Victory. Flag of a British Governor traditional. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval.

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Patrick from the red Cross of St. This section needs additional citations for verification. British Indian Ocean Territory.

Warwickshire County Record Office. Personal flag of the Governor of the British Virgin Islands. However, as Scotland voted against independence the issue did not arise.

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Union Flag flying above Downing Street. Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America. The Queensland State flag. This status was confirmed to an extent by the Merchant Shipping Registration, etc.

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Standard of the Duchy of Lancaster. Personal flag of the Governor of Montserrat. The Flag of Northern Ireland if any is argued over endlessly.


Flag of the Governor of the Cayman Islands. The flag of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Flag used by British Embassies. The winning entry in a competition to commemorate the county's millennium. The Cross of Saint Patrick.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. As the de facto national flag of the United Kingdom, the Union Jack serves as an imperial, patriotic or nationalist symbol, and can also carry associations of militarism. The move was a concession given to conservatives, who preferred to keep the old flag, with its Union Flag in the canton.

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