Jersey Flag Meaning & Details

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 Jersey Flag
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  • white with a diagonal red cross extending to the corners of the flag

  • in the upper quadrant, surmounted by a yellow crown, a red shield with three lions in yellow

  • according to tradition, the ships of Jersey - in an attempt to differentiate themselves from English ships flying the horizontal cross of St. George - rotated the cross to the "X" (saltire) configuration

  • because this arrangement still resembled the Irish cross of St. Patrick, the yellow Plantagenet crown and Jersey coat of arms were added


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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