At about the same time, Valdemar IV of Denmark displays a cross in his coat of arms on his Danælog seal (Rettertingsseglet, dated 1356).
The image from the Armorial Gelre is nearly identical to an image found in a 15th-century coats of arms book now located in the National Archives of Sweden, (Riksarkivet) The seal of Eric of Pomerania (1398) as king of the Kalmar union displays the arms of Denmark chief dexter, three lions.
The flag was lost in a devastating defeat at the Battle of Hemmingstedt on 17 February 1500.
No official nuance definition of "Dannebrog rød" exists.The private company Dansk Standard, regulation number 359 (2005), defines the red colour of the flag as Pantone 186c.In this version, the lions are holding a Danebrog banner.The reason why the kings of Denmark in the 14th century begin displaying the cross banner in their coats of arms is unknown.Caspar Paludan-Müller (1873) suggested that it may reflect a banner sent by the pope to the Danish king in support of the Baltic countries.
Several coins, seals and images exist, both foreign and domestic, from the 13th to 15th centuries and even earlier, showing heraldic designs similar to Dannebrog, alongside the royal coat of arms (three blue lions on a golden shield.) There is a record suggesting that the Danish army had a "chief banner" (hoffuitbanner) in the early 16th century.As a premier dating site, we successfully bring together singles from around the world.Since 2000, thousands of happy men and women have met their soul mates on Asian Dating and have shared their stories with us. For a fun, safe and uniquely Asian dating experience, join free today.As one of the first dating sites in the niche, Asian Dating is one of the largest and most trusted sites around.Not many other sites can offer you a membership database of over 2.5 million members with the promise of introducing you to single men and women across the world.Its private use was outlawed in 1834, and again permitted in a regulation of 1854.