What is Union flag?

  • (noun): National flag of the United Kingdom.
    Synonyms: Union Jack

Some articles on union, flag, union flag, flags:

British East India Company - Flags
... Rees (1820) Laurie (1842) National Geographic (1917) Prior to the Acts of Union which created the Kingdom of Great Britain, the flag contained the St George's Cross in the canton representing the ... From the period of 1600 to the 1707 Acts of Union between England and Scotland the flag consisted of a St George's cross in the canton and a number of alternating Red ... After 1707 the canton contained the original Union Flag consisting of a combined St George's cross and a St Andrew's cross ...
Cross-border Flag For Ireland - Saint Patrick's Saltire
... The Saint Patrick's saltire was incorporated into the Union Flag in 1801 by way of the Act of Union 1800 to represent Ireland within the new United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ... of Ireland orders that, apart from its own flag, only this saltire may be flown on its church grounds—as opposed to the tricolour, the Union Flag or the former flag of Northern Ireland ... practice of other Anglican churches in England, Scotland, and Wales, which fly the flags of their respective patron saints instead of the Union Flag ...
St. Andrew's Day - Traditions and Celebrations in Scotland - The Saltire
... St Andrew's Day is an official flag day in Scotland ... The Scottish Government's flag-flying regulations state that the Flag of Scotland (the Saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross) shall fly on all its buildings with a flagpole ... Prior to 2002, the Scottish Government followed the UK Government's flag days and would only fly the Union Flag on St Andrew's Day ...
Union Flag (disambiguation)
... The Union Flag is the name of the flag of the United Kingdom, commonly called the Union Jack ... Union flag may also refer to Flag of the African Union Flag of the European Union Flag of the Kalmar Union Flag of the Soviet Union Grand Union Flag, the ...
List Of British Flags - Historical Flags - Others
... Flag Date Use Description 1600 – 1858 Flag of the English/British East India Company Numerous white and red stripes with the St George's Cross in the canton, the number of stripes was not determined. 1707 – 1800 Flag of the British East India Company Numerous white and red stripes with the Union Flag of Great Britain in the canton ... Accepted to be one of the inspirations for the Grand Union Flag that eventually evolved into the Flag of the United States ...

Famous quotes containing the words flag and/or union:

    My dream is that as the years go by and the world knows more and more of America, it ... will turn to America for those moral inspirations that lie at the basis of all freedom ... that America will come into the full light of the day when all shall know that she puts human rights above all other rights, and that her flag is the flag not only of America but of humanity.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.
    Henry George (1839–1897)