oriflamme justerad1The Oriflamme (flame of Lorenzburg) is the red and gold flag of Lorenzburg. In the flag the symbolic golden crowned pea can be seen against a red background sprinkled with a pattern of little crowns of gold. The flag may also be carried as a standard, in which case a version with three tongues is always used. The standard  has a border of gold (or yellow) and a tassel of blue silk at the end of each tongue. One may also use a larger version of the standard in lieu of the simpler version of the Oriflamme on a flagpole.

The Oriflamme, The Flame of Lorenzburg, is inspired by the ancient, but never used in modern times, French flag of the same name. Below a short text from wikipedia:

The Oriflamme (from Latin aurea flamma, “golden flame”) was the battle standard of the King of France in the Middle Ages. It was originally the sacred banner of the Abbey of St. Denis, a monastery near Paris. In French, the term “oriflamme” has come to mean any banner with pointed ends; by association with the form of the original. micronation

The Oriflamme was first used by Louis VI in 1124 and was last flown in battle at Agincourt in 1415, though a version of it remained in the Abbey of St. Denis until the 18th century. Louis VI replaced the earlier banner of Saint Martin with the oriflamme of the Abbey of St. Denis, which floated about the tomb of St. Denis and was said to have been given to the abbey by Dagobert. Until the 12th century the standard-bearer was the Comte de Vexin, who, as vowed to St. Denis, was the temporal defender of the abbey. Louis VI, having acquired Vexin, became standard-bearer; as soon as war began, Louis VI received Communion at St. Denis and took the standard from the tomb of the saint to carry it to the combat.

His Serene Highness and Gentle Glory Prince Freï and the Oriflamme

 

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