Heraldic flag

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.wikipedia
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Heraldry

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.
The achievement, or armorial bearings usually includes a coat of arms on an shield, helmet, and crest, together with any accompanying devices, such as supporters, badges, heraldic banners, and mottoes.

Flag

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.
In Europe, during the High Middle Ages, flags came to be used primarily as a heraldic device in battle, allowing more easily to identify a knight than only from the heraldic device painted on the shield.

Heraldic badge

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.
The badge would also be embroidered or appliqued on standards, horse trappings, livery uniforms, and other belongings.

Banner of arms

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The banner of arms (also simply called banner) is square or oblong and larger than the pennon, bearing the entire coat of arms of the owner, composed precisely as upon a shield but in a square or rectangular shape.
A banner of arms is a type of heraldic flag which has the same image as a coat of arms, i.e. the shield of a full heraldic achievement, rendered in a square or rectangular shape of the flag.

Royal Standard of Spain

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The Royal Standard of Spain (Estandarte Real or Estandarte del Rey) is the official flag of the King of Spain.

Royal Standard of the United Kingdom

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These heraldic flags are similar to those of the British "Royal Standard" in being banners of the nation's arms but feature a device found in the Queen's general personal flag (a blue disc containing a wreath of gold roses encircling a crowned letter 'E')

Royal Arms of England

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When the Royal Arms are in the format of an heraldic flag, it is variously known as the Royal Banner of England, the Banner of the Royal Arms, the Banner of the King (Queen) of England, or by the misnomer the Royal Standard of England.

Scottish clan

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This is the flag denoting a person to whom a Clan Chief has delegated authority for a particular occasion, such as a clan gathering when the Chief is absent.
They are usually worn in a bonnet behind the Scottish crest badge; they can also be attached at the shoulder of a lady's tartan sash, or be tied to a pole and used as a standard.

Vexillology

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.

Coat of arms

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In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is a flag containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.

Banderole

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The pennon is a small elongated flag, either pointed or swallow-tailed (when swallow-tailed it may be described as a banderole).

Order of chivalry

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The banners of members of Orders of Chivalry are typically displayed in the Order's chapel.

Order of the Thistle

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Banners of Knights of the Order of the Thistle are hung in the 1911 chapel of the Order in St Giles High Kirk in Edinburgh.

St Giles' Cathedral

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Banners of Knights of the Order of the Thistle are hung in the 1911 chapel of the Order in St Giles High Kirk in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh

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Banners of Knights of the Order of the Thistle are hung in the 1911 chapel of the Order in St Giles High Kirk in Edinburgh.

Order of the Garter

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Banners of Knights of the Order of the Garter are displayed in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

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Banners of Knights of the Order of the Garter are displayed in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Scotland

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In Scotland, the size of personal banners, excluding any fringes, are specified by the Lord Lyon.

Lord Lyon King of Arms

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In Scotland, the size of personal banners, excluding any fringes, are specified by the Lord Lyon. It is assigned by the Lord Lyon King of Arms to any armiger who wishes to apply for it.