What Is the National Symbol of England?


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The national symbol of England as depicted on its coat of arms is three identical golden-colored lions. The lions are arranged over a red background in a column and are typically depicted with blue claws and tongues. Other national symbols of England include its flag and floral emblem.

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What Is the National Symbol of England?
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The English flag was first officially hoisted in 1191 and is commonly referred to as the Flag of St. George. The flag uses a thick, deep-red cross that is placed over a white background. This cross also makes up a portion of the United Kingdom flag. England's floral emblem is referred to as the Tudor rose and symbolizes the conclusion of the Wars of the Roses.

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