British Flags Their Early History, and their Development at Sea; with an Account of the Origin of the Flag as a National Device
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British Flags Their Early History, and their Development at Sea; with an Account of the Origin of the Flag as a National Device

By W. G. Perrin
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Table of Contents
  • BRITISH FLAGS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • Chapter I
    • The Origin of the Flag and its Development up to the end of the Thirteenth Century
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter II
    • Early English, Scottish, and Irish Flags
      • (i) ENGLAND
      • (ii) SCOTLAND
      • (iii) IRELAND
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter III
    • The Union Flags and Jacks
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter IV
    • Flags of Command
      • (i) THE ROYAL STANDARD
      • (ii) THE ADMIRALTY FLAG
      • (iii) ADMIRALS' FLAGS
      • (iv) PENDANTS OF COMMAND
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter V
    • Colours of Distinction
      • (i) PUBLIC SHIPS OF WAR
      • (ii) PRIVATE MEN-OF-WAR
      • (iii) PUBLIC SHIPS FOR USES OTHER THAN WAR
      • (iv) MERCHANT SHIPS
      • (v) PLEASURE CRAFT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter VI
    • Flag Signals
      • (i) EARLY SIGNALS
      • (ii) THE FIRST ENGLISH CODES [376]
      • (iii) THE INVENTION OF NUMERARY SIGNALS
      • (iv) THE VOCABULARY SIGNAL BOOK
      • (v) COMMERCIAL CODES
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Chapter VII
    • Ceremonial and other Usages
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX
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