Category Archives: Essex

Essex Day

The feast day of Saint Cedd , October 26th , has been acknowledged as the county day of Essex. The date was mooted by the Flag Institute as a likely day for the county to recognise as Essex Day, owing … Continue reading

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Essex’s fearsome flag was included on the registry from its inception, in the early years of the 21st century. The three white seaxes (short Saxon swords) with gold pommels on a red field were the arms ascribed to the ancient kingdom … Continue reading

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