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Tartan Details - Flowers of the Forest, The

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Flowers of the Forest, The" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10895
Designer: MacLeod, Christine
Tartan date: 12/08/2013
Registration date: 10 September 2013
Category: Commemorative
Restrictions: Yes. Intended for the sole use of Christine Macleod and the National Trust for Scotland.

Registration notes: This tartan was designed to commemorate the death of King James IV, many of his nobles and over 10,000 men of Scotland during the battle of Flodden on the 9th September 1513. The large square represents the four corners of the kingdom from which thousands of men from all sectors of society were sent to die on Flodden field. Three inner lines of red represent the sword, dagger and ring associated with King James IV. The steel blue and turquoise check represents the turquoise ring, given to James by Anne of Brittany as a token of the alliance between Scotland and France.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Registrant details: Mrs Christine Macleod, 36 High Barholm, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, PA10 2EQ
[email protected]
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