Flag of Leicestershire

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Flag of Leicestershire
Flag of Leicestershire.svg
Proportion 3:5
Adopted 16 July 2021
Designed by Jason Saber
Leicestershire

The flag of Leicestershire is the flag of the county of Leicester, registered with the Flag Institute on 16 July 2021.[1]

Flag design

The flag combines three of the county’s symbols: the red and white dancetté background, taken from the arms of Simon de Montfort 6th Earl of Leicester; the Cinquefoil of the de Beaumont Earls of Leicester; and the running fox from the county’s crest, used on many of the county organisations’ emblems.

It was designed by Jason Saber and adopted at the request of all seven of Leicestershire’s Members of Parliament. It was the final English county flag to be adopted, and was first flown officially for Historic County Flag Day 2021 in Parliament Square, London.

The Pantone Colours for the flag are:- [1]

  • Red 485
  • White
  • Black

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