Category Archives: Cornwall

Isles of Scilly

The flag of the Isles of Scilly, the Scillonian Cross, was registered in 2002. The design was the winning entry in a competition to select a flag for the territory, held by the local newspaper, Scilly News. Although traditionally part … Continue reading

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Cornwall Day

Cornwall’s day is 5th March, the feast day of the land’s patron saint, Saint Piran, a long established tradition. Supposedly of Irish origin and sometimes identified as the Irish Saint Ciarán of Saigir who founded the monastery at Seir-Kieran in … Continue reading

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Cornwall’s flag, the Cross of Saint Piran or Saint Piran’s flag, which was included on the registry from its creation, doesn’t really fit into the broad categories of county flag types (as outlined in our ‘About‘ section, under ‘Types Of … Continue reading

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