|Statement||William McMillan and John A Stewart..|
|Contributions||Stewart, John A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
The story of Scotland’s flag has to start with the story of our modern patron Saint, Andrew (before the 9th Century St. Colum Cheile (or Columba) was the patron saint, having brought Christianity to Scotland): Despite Andrew being one of the original apostles (along . In fact, one book, The Story of Scotland’s Flag and the Lion and Thistle, states that the “Covenanters flag” inspired the blue in the new flag of the United States during the American Revolution. In , Scotland and England joined in the Act of Union and established the United Kingdom. Birthplace of Scotland’s Flag The Flag of Scotland Such is the legendary origin of the Scottish flag. A memorial stands in the churchyard at Athelstaneford, East Lothian, and there the flag of St Andrew, “azure, a saltire argent”, flies permanently, floodlit at night. St Andrew was probably the patron of Scotland by the year In 'The Story of the Scottish Flag' by McMillan and Stewart () it is suggested that the flag used to be sky blue, and that indigo blue [commonly in use in the early 20th Century] was adopted to meet the needs of sailors for a fast colour before the invention of modern fast dyes of a lighter shade. Quoting Sir Herbert Maxwell, 'one of our.
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