The Empire to Commonwealth Project

The development of the Union flag & Royal Standards

This chapter, through the Royal House sections below shows the development of the Union Flag (often refered to as the 'Union Jack') and the Royal Standards.  It also shows the ruling members of the Royal Houses, along with their spouses back to the loss of Calais under Queen Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary) when all overseas possessions had been lost from the English Empire (also known as the Angevin Empire) through to today's present Queen who is Head of the Commonwealth.  Most images are from wikipedia.

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