English Flag

English Flag

The Flag of England - Description of the English Flag

As the above picture of the English Flag indicates the overall background is white

The description of the English Flag is as follows:

White with a centred red cross that extends to the edges of the flag

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the English flag represent the following:

White - peace and honesty

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

The basic style shown in the picture of the English flag is described as Cross reflecting the central design of the flag pattern

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the English flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The Meaning & History of the English Flag and St. George - The English flag depicts the cross of St. George, the Patron Saint of England. The feast of England's patron saint is celebrated on 23rd April and Knighthoods of the Order of the Garter are also bestowed on 23rd April

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