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Emblem of the Kingdom of France

Historical Notice: Τhe well-known emblem of the Kingdom of France, bearing the fleurs-de-lis (three since 1376), is frequently found in the catholic institutions of the Aegean islands, since the middle of the 18th century, as an allusion to the French protection. This particular coat-of-arms is posed in the old Commercial School, which functionned for three centuries (1628-1927) in the citadel of …