Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 3 Volume 13

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 3 Volume 13

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Excerpt: ...another seal shows him with a shield of the familiar bearings which have been borne as the arms of England by each one of his successors. That seal of Philip of Alsace is the earliest known example of the arms of the great counts of Flanders. The ancient arms of the kings of France, the blue shield powdered with golden fleurs-de-lys, appear even later. Louis le Jeune, on the crowning of his son Philip Augustus, ordered that the young prince should be clad in a blue dalmatic and blue shoes, sewn with golden fleurs-de-lys, a flower whose name, asshow more

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