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Red Cross (The)


The badge of the royal banner of England till those of St. Patrick and St. Andrew were added.

“The fall of Rouen (1419) was the fall of the whole province … and the red cross of England waved on all the towers of Normandy.”—Howitt: History of England, vol. i. p. 545.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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