Iranian Metal Flag

An early metal flag extant affixed to a metal pole capped by an eagle-shaped finial was discovered in Iran dating back to 3000 BCE. Continue reading

Egyptian Combined Royalty Crowns

Upon the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Pharaoh Menes, the two crowns were combined both elements into a single crown in 3100 BCE. Continue reading

Adoption of National US Flag

The Second Continental Congress of the United States of America Continue reading

King Richard I of England

Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. Continue reading

Heraldic Symbol Worn by an English King

King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading