Flag of Yorkshire

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Flag of Yorkshire
FlagOfYorkshire.svg
Proportion 3:5
Adopted 29 July 2008
Design White Rose of York on a blue field
Designed by Traditional
Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Flag is the flag of the county of York. It is a White Rose of York on a blue field.

History

The design dates from the 1960s.[1][2] The flag was registered by the Flag Institute on 29 July 2008 at the request of the Yorkshire Ridings Society.[2][3] The design registered by the YRS was one of three rival flag designs for Yorkshire.[4]

References

  1. "Yorkshire (United Kingdom)". CRWFlags.com. http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/gb-en-ys.html. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Yorkshire". Flag Registry. Flag Institute. 2008-07-05. http://www.flaginstitute.org/wp/flags/yorkshire. Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
  3. Martin Wainwright (29 July 2008). "Proud Yorkshire can finally fly white rose flag without charge". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/jul/29/britishidentity. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  4. Michael Faul (2008-07-05). "Which is your favourite flag for Yorkshire?". Halifax Courier. http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/mailbag/Which-is-your-favourite-flag.4313495.jp?CommentPage=2&CommentPageLength=10. Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
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