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English Royal Standards, House of York 1461-1485

Last modified: 2010-07-12 by rob raeside
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Edward IV (1461-1483)
Edward V (1483)

[English royal standard of 1399] by Sam Lockton

Since Edward III (1340) the monarch used the royal arms reflecting a claim to the French throne, quartering the French Royal arms with the English: quartered azure three fleur-de-lys or and gules three lions passant guardant or langued gules - Evans (1970)
Sam Lockton, 9 September 2002


Richard III (1483-1485)

Richard III continued the use of the quartered azure three fleur-de-lys or and gules three lions passant guardant or langued gules - Evans (1970)
Sam Lockton, 9 September 2002

Personal Banner

[personal banner of Richard III] image by Charles Ashburner, 24 March 2004

Personal banner of Richard III.
Sam Lockton, 9 September 2002

The personal banner is a swallow-tailed pennant with the cross of St. George at the hoist, the fly divided blue over red, with a white boar langued gules and armed or, and white roses (of York) over all.


Continued as House of Tudor