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Flag of Guernsey

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Title: Flag of Guernsey  
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Subject: Flag of Sark, Flag of Herm, Flags of Europe, Flag of the Isle of Man, Flag of Jersey
Collection: 1985 Introductions, National Flags, National Symbols of Guernsey
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Flag of Guernsey

Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 2:3[1]
Adopted April 30, 1985
Design Cross

The flag of

External links

  1. ^ Guernsey; Flags of the World; (c.1996 - Present)
  2. ^ Le Conte, David, Designing the Flag, Review of the Guernsey Society, Spring 1996, Vol LII No 1
  3. ^ Nicolls, Bruce, A New Flag for Guernsey, Review of the Guernsey Society, Winter 1985, Vol XLI No 3
  4. ^ Bailiwick of Guernsey


The previous flag of Guernsey was the Union Flag in canton. Further details of its use and official status remain doubtful, however.[4]

Historical flags

. civil ensign with the cross in the fly is used as red ensign A [3].Pope Alexander II, given to him by Battle of Hastings, who, it is claimed, had such a cross on his flag in the Normandy of Duke William and first flew in the island on 15 February 1985. The gold cross represents Graham Dorey It was designed by the Guernsey Flag Investigation Committee chaired by the then Deputy Bailiff [2]

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