The Flags of the World

The Flags of the World

by F. Edward Hulme
     
 

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By F. Edward Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A., author of “Familiar Wild Flowers,” “History, Principles & Practice of Heraldry,” “Birth & Development of Ornament”

CH1 Distinguish Individuals, Tribes & Nations; Antiquity; Egyptian, Assyrian, Persian, Greek & Roman; Vexillum; Labarum of Constantine; Invocation of Religion; Enemy;

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By F. Edward Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A., author of “Familiar Wild Flowers,” “History, Principles & Practice of Heraldry,” “Birth & Development of Ornament”

CH1 Distinguish Individuals, Tribes & Nations; Antiquity; Egyptian, Assyrian, Persian, Greek & Roman; Vexillum; Labarum of Constantine; Invocation of Religion; Enemy; Religious Character; Saints at Funeral Obsequies; Company & Guild of Mediæval Period; Political Colours; Banner; Rolls of Arms; Roll of Karlaverok; Royal Standard is really Royal Banner; Mainsail Banners; Trumpet Banners; Ladies embroidering Banners for Cause; Knights’ Banneret; Form of Investiture; Standard; Percy Badges & Motto; Arctic Sledge; Rank governing size of Standard; Standards at State Funerals; Pennon; Knights-Pennonciers; Pennoncelle; Rolt as Chief Mourner; Lord Mayor’s Show; Pennant; Streamer; Tudor Badges; Livery Colours; Guidon; Bunting; Devising a Branch of Heraldry; Colours used; Inscriptions; Significance of Red; Yellow; White; Black; Dipping; Sovereignty of Sea; Right of Salute; Political Changes rendering obsolete
CH2 The Royal Standard; Three Lions of England; Lion Rampant of Scotland; Scottish sensitiveness as to precedence; Scottish Tressure; Harp of Ireland; Early Irish; Brian Boru; Royal Standards from Richard I to Victoria; Claim to Fleurs-de-Lys of France; Quartering Hanover; Union; St. George for England; War Cry; Observance of St. George’s Day; Cross of St. George; Early Naval; London Trained Bands; Cross of St. Andrew; “Blue Blanket”; Covenanters; Relics of St. Andrew; Union of England & Scotland; 1st Union; Importance of accuracy; Union Jack; Commonwealth & Protectorate; Union of Great Britain & Ireland; Cross of St. Patrick; Labours of St. Patrick in Ireland; Proclamation of George III; 2nd Union; Heraldic Difficulties; Suggestions by Critics; Regulations as to Fortress; White Ensign of Royal Navy; Saluting; Navy Safeguard of Britain; Blue Ensign; Royal Naval Reserve; Red Ensign of Mercantile Marine; Value of Flag-lore
CH3 Army; Queen’s Colour; Regimental Colour; Honours & Devices; 24th Regiment; Facings; King’s Own Borderers; Symbolises; Colours of Guards; Assaye; Cavalry; Presentation of Colours; Chelsea College Chapel; Buffs in Canterbury Cathedral; Scottish Regiments in St. Giles’s Cathedral; Burning by Hangman; Official Personages; Government Departments; Lord High Admiral; Mail; White Ensign of Royal Yacht Squadron; Yacht Ensigns & Burgees; House or Company; How to express Colours with Lines; Allan Tricolor; Port; British Empire; Colonial Blue Ensign & Pendant; Colonial Defence Act; Colonial Mercantile; Admiralty Warrant; Governor of Colony; Green Garland; Arms of Dominion of Canada; Badges of various Colonies; Daniel Webster on Might of England; Bacon on Command of Ocean
CH4 Columbus; Early Settlements; Birth of United States; Early Revolutionary & State; Pine-tree; Rattle-snake; Stars & Stripes; Early Variations; Arms of Washington; New States; Eagle; President; Secession; Stars & Bars; Southern Cross; German Empire; War Songs; Empire; smaller German States; Austro-Hungary Monarchy; Russia; France; St. Martin; Oriflamme; Fleurs-de-lys; ir Origin; White Cross; White Flag of Bourbons; Tricolor; Red; Spain; Portugal; Consummation of Italian Unity; Arms of Savoy; Italy; Temporal Power of Papacy; Denmark; its Celestial Origin; Norway & Sweden; of Switzerland; Cantonal Colours; Geneva Convention; Holland; of Belgium; of Greece; Crescent of Turkey; Tughra; Roumania, Servia & Bulgaria; Mexico & Southern & Central America; Japan; Rising Sun; Chrysanthemum; China, Siam & Corea; Sarawak; Orange Free State, Liberia, Congo State & Transvaal Republic
CH5 Signalling; Army Signalling; Morse Alphabet; Navy Signalling; Sea Signals; Old Signal Books; Sinking Signal Codes on defeat; System of Signalling in Royal Navy; Pilot Signals; Weather Signalling; International Signal Code; First Published 1857; 78,000 different Signals possible; No Vowels used
364 pictures on 26 color plates

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014654579
Publisher:
Denise Henry
Publication date:
07/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
213 KB

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