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NEW COUNTY FLAG FOR RUTLAND

NEW RUTLAND COUNTY FLAG – Show your support and fly the flag!   A new flag for Rutland County  was registered with the Flag Institute on 17th November 2015. The golden horseshoe on a green background has traditionally been the emblem of Rutland county since at least 1784. The horseshoe refers to a tradition where… Read more »

NEW REGIONAL FLAG – MERIONETHSHIRE

MERIONETHSHIRE – registered 2nd January 2015 with The Flag Institute. The design derives from the seal of Merionydd County Council, which in turn was based on a description of a banner borne by the men of Meirionydd at the Battle of Agincourt in a 17th century poem by Michael Drayton. He writes of ‘ three… Read more »

NEW IN AT THE FLAG SHOP

  MERCIA COUNTY FLAG – the region of Mercia was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy. The name is a latinisation of the Olde English word Mierce or Myrce meaning ‘border people’. The kingdoms ‘capital’ was the town of Tamworth, which was the seat of the Mercian kings from around AD584. From AD600… Read more »

2014 COUNTY FLAGS

NEW  – NEW – NEW – SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL COUNTY!! ANGLESEY COUNTY FLAG – registered March 2014. The county flag of Anglesey is a design of the banner of arms attributed by mediæval heralds, to the locally-celebrated ruler, Hwfa ap Cynddelw. The arms had been sufficiently well established as the recognisable Anglesey county emblem to be… Read more »

New County flags for 2013

2013 has seen the introduction of a large number of official county flags being registered with the Flag Institute, so now more people are able to fly their local colours as well as their national. The official flag of Worcestershire (designed by Elaine Truby) was registered with the Flag Institute on 8th  April 2013 as… Read more »

New Military flags

A large number of British Military flags have been added to our web site including Royal Engineer Corps, British Army Air Corps & Adjutant General Corps flags. Check all the latest flags out at the following link http://www.theflagshop.co.uk/new-additions-232-c.asp