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The Historical flags of the British Empire and the overseas territories refers to the various flags that were used across the various Dominions, Crown Colonies, Protectorates, territories which made up the British Empire and current Overseas flags that were used across the Empire (In particular the then Thirteen Colonies which would later become the United States of America.

Colonial flags; British Empire Flags and Patriotic Decorations. Introduction. There is a note at the beginning of the and Admiralty flag books which reads: The white circles are not to appear on the Red and Blue Ensigns except where they are necessary to display the design; e.g.

where the badge itself has a border of the same colour. This list includes flags that either have been in use or are currently used by the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories and the Crown dependencies.

The College of Arms is the authority on the flying of flags in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and maintains the only official register of flags for these countries.

It was established in and as part of the Royal Household. David Cameron would have us look back to the days of the British empire with pride.

But there is little in the brutal oppression and naked greed with which it was built that deserves our respect. Queen Anne's Flag: The Colonial Red Ensign The British Red Ensign, also known as the "Meteor" Flag, was adopted as the new flag for England and her colonies in at the request of Queen Anne.

Because of this the flag also carries the name "Queen Anne's Flag." This was the first "national flag" to fly over the English American colonies. Flags used by the British and Spaniards had a strong hold on the Americas'. British Grand Union flags, Liberty and Union flag, the Spanish Lion and Castles flag or the Cross of Burgundy flag.

(44A-FLAG). British Red Ensign, also called the “Colonial Red Ensign” and the “Meteor” Flag, was adopted by Queen Anne as the new flag for England and her colonies in This was the best known of the British Maritime flags, or Ensigns, which were formed by placing the Union flag in the canton of another flag having a field of white, blue or red.

A state flag was not officially adopted until Read about New Hampshire's state flag history on our blog. Virginia Virginia was the 10th state admitted to the Union on J Virginia adopted an official state flag in at the start of the civil war when it seceded from the Union.

Read about Virginia's state flag history on. A colonial lifestyle was a globe-trotting lifestyle, and the collection of items from exotic locations helped to create the layered look of a British Colonial style.

It’s important to mix together a wealth of eclectic accessories, sitting classic English pieces like fine china, crystal and silver alongside carved pieces, globes, maps. The colonial flag of Leeward Islands was British & colonial flags book between and in the Caribbean.

The badge was designed by Sir Benjamin Pine, the first Governor. The flag of the British Windward Islands was the flag of the Federal Colony of the Windward Islands. It was a Blue Ensign with a badge. The amendment to the Admiralty Flag Book shows the. During the times of the British Empire the dominions, of the colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories carried their own flags, mostly under the blue ensign, although some territories and colonies did also use other ensigns for their flags.

The New England colonists of the 17th and 18th centuries were English people, in English colonies, so their colonial flags were based on English flags The English Flag When the New England colonies were started, England was a kingdom, ruled by a king. I cherish this book.

I wanted to know more about the British Colonial style and how the Brits lived in colonial British Empire. I wanted to know what it would have been like to be sent to India or Africa as a British employee of the government or a company, and what it would have been like for the family living in such exotic and fascinating places and s:   Design of the flag.

The UK flag consists of three elements: the cross of St. George (red on white) for England, the cross of St. Andrew (white diagonal on blue) for Scotland, and the so-called cross of St. Patrick (red diagonal on white) for Ireland. The original Union Jack/Union Flag adopted in was symmetrical: the red cross of St.

George outlined in white overlaid on top of a St. Andrew. Flags of the British Empire and the Commonwealth by David ProtheroThe Blue Ensigns Blue Ensign of Bermuda. No organized system of colonial flags existed until when the Admiralty ruled that the flag that should be worn by any vessel maintained by a colony under the terms of the Colonial Naval Defence Act should be a Blue Ensign.

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From "The Book of Flags" by Campbell and Evans "British Resident placed inside a garland at the centre of the Union Flag a picture of a dhow, a native boat with a triangular sail and flying a red flag, on a green sea against a blue sky. In common with other flags used by British Colonial Governors, the Arms were within a green garland.

Gordon and Gordon's 's classic flag book, "Flags of the world" tells us: "British Honduras is the mahogany colony and it announces the fact in it's [sic] badge, a third of which is occupied by the mahogany feller's tools including the cross-cut saw; while at the base is a barque with a red ensign and in the other third is the Union Jack.

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