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Flags of the Counties of England. East Sussex is the number 14. "Red as true blood, gold as a good heart."

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Even though that is the Union Flag or "Union Jack" and not the national flag of England featuring St. George's Cross

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The Union Jack is the national flag of the United Kingdon of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The design of the Union Jack combines aspects of three older national flags: the red cross of St George of England, the white saltire of St Andrew for Scotland and the red saltire of St Patrick to represent Ireland. Wales, despite also being part of the Union, has never been represented on the flag. Photo: allaboutyou.com

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van The Chatty Socialite

Scotland and England.

Scotland and England.

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The origins of the British Flag date back to 1603, when James VI of Scotland inherited the English & Irish thrones (as James I), uniting the crowns of England, Scotland and Ireland in a personal union (which remained separate states). The flag combines aspects of three national flags: the red cross of Saint George, the red saltire of Saint Patrick's Flag, and the Flag of Scotland. The Union Flag, commonly known as the Union Jack, is also a flag with a semi-official status in Commonwealth…

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Bucket list: Plan a summer Euro Trip and stop in London!

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Flag sheet of the flags of Great Britian and her colonies.

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honouring the queen of England

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union jack and flowers in a basket wheel

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@catherine gruntman Jones-This made me think of you!

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