Posts Tagged ‘hearldry’

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What is tattoo Tuesday about?

April 2, 2013

In honor of Charlemagne’s birthday, here is a series of fleur de lis tattoos.

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The fleur de lis is a stylized lily.  It figures prominently in heraldry, particularly in European royal coats of arms, such as on this flag of the Kingdom of France.

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