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Emblem of the Kingdom of England

Historical Notice: Τhe emblem of the Kingdom of England. It is remarkable that it stiil bears only the English symbols ("three lions passant guardant"), instead of being quartered with the French fleurs-de-lis, a variation adopted c. 1340 (to emphasize the claim to the Frech throne).