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The three lions derive from the arms of Danish king Valdemar II who had conquered northern Estonia in 1219.
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Because Daniel continues to pray three times a day to God towards Jerusalem, he is accused and King Darius, forced by his own decree, throws Daniel into the lions ' den.
However, if one examines the few existing foreign sources about Denmark from the 13th to 15th centuries, it is apparent that, at least from foreign point of view ; the national symbol of Denmark was not a red-and-white banner but the royal coat of arms ( three blue lions on a golden shield.
The national Coat of Arms of Estonia, three blue lions on a golden shield, is almost identical to the Coat of Arms of Denmark, and its origin can be traced directly back to King Valdemar II and Danish rule in Estonia 1219-1346.
His seal from 1398 as king of the Kalmar union displays the arms of Denmark chief dexter, three lions.
Mary I's coat of arms was the same as those used by all her predecessors since Henry IV: Quarterly, Azure three fleurs-de-lys Or France and Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or ( for England ).
Arms of King Richard I adopted towards the end of his reign, a version of the lion emblems or recognizance used on the shield of his grandfather Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ( d. 1151 ), which became fixed during his reign as the Royal Arms of England: Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or
By the 18th century, the menagerie was open to the public ; admission cost three half-pence or the supply of a cat or dog to be fed to the lions.
Another study revealed there are three major types of lions, one North African – Asian, one southern African and one middle African.
The Cross of St Cuthbert features as the principal charge on the coat of arms of the University of Durham, granted in 1843, blazoned Argent, a Cross of St Cuthbert Gules, on a canton Azure, a chevron Or, between three lions rampant of the first (' A red Cross of St Cuthbert on a silver shield with three little silver fighting lions around a gold chevron on a blue square in the top left-hand corner ').
To mark his claim on the French crown, Edward III Quartering ( heraldry ) | quartered the Royal Arms of England | three lions of England with the fleurs de lys of France in his royal arms in 1340.
Royal Arms of England | Arms of King Henry III, inherited from his uncle King Richard I ( Arms of Plantagenet ): Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or
The Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom are " Quarterly, I and IV Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or England ; II Or a lion rampant within a double tressure flory-counter-flory Gules Scotland ; III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent Ireland ".
King Charles showed his gratitude to the city of Hereford on 16 September 1645 by augmenting the city's coat of arms with the three lions of Richard I of England, ten Scottish Saltires signifying the ten defeated Scottish regiments, a very rare lion crest on top of the coat of arms signifying " defender of the faith " and the even rarer gold-barred peer's helm, found only on the arms of one other municipal authority: those of the City of London.
The three lions which flank the Norman barbican and the star and crescent, similar to those on the coat of arms of Portsmouth, are taken from Richard The Lionheart's coat of arms who gave both towns their charters.
Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th azure semée of fleur-de-lys or ( France Ancient ); 2nd and 3rd gules, three lions passant guardant or ( England ); overall a label of three points argent.
In heraldic terminology: Tierced in pale: ( 1 ) Argent, a chevron sable between three roses gules seeded or, barbed vert ( for Smyth ); ( 2 ) or, an escutcheon of the arms of the See of Lincoln ( gules, two lions of England in pale or, on a chief azure Our Lady crowned seated on a tombstone issuant from the chief, in her dexter arm the Infant Jesus, in her sinister arm a sceptre, all or ) ensigned with a mitre proper ; ( 3 ) quarterly, first and fourth argent, a chevron between three bugle-horns stringed sable ; second and third argent, a chevron between three crosses crosslet sable ( for Sutton ).
They are emblazoned: Between quarterly, 1st & 4th, France modern ( azure three fleurs-de-lys or ), 2nd & 3rd, England ( gules in pale three lions passant guardant or ), on a cross argent an open Bible proper edged and bound with seven clasps or, inscribed with the words "" and imperially crowned or.
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For example, consider English starve and Dutch sterven or German sterben (" to die "); these three words all derive from the same Proto-Germanic root, * sterƀ-(" die ").
Two characters called Lugaid, a popular medieval Irish name thought to derive from Lugh, have three fathers: Lugaid Riab nDerg ( Lugaid of the Red Stripes ) was the son of the three Findemna or fair triplets, and Lugaid mac Con Roí was also known as mac Trí Con, " son of three hounds ".
More recently, the view put forward by Georges Dumézil based on Indo-European parallels has dominated, wherein the Vanir, like the Æsir, derive from the pre-Germanic heritage of Germanic religion and embody the third of the three " functions " in his trifunctional hypothesis: chthonic and fertility deities.
Several characters called Lugaid, a popular medieval Irish name thought to derive from Lug, also exhibit triplism: for example, Lugaid Riab nDerg (" of the Red Stripes ") and Lugaid mac Trí Con (" Son of Three Hounds ") both have three fathers.
Barren is a prohibition or dry county, with the exception of Cave City, which voted in 2005 to become " moist " ( selling only liquor by the drink in restaurants of a certain minimum size and which derive 70 % or more of their revenue from food ), and Glasgow, which approved liquor by the drink under the same restrictions on November 6, 2007, after three previous elections to allow full alcohol sales in the city being soundly defeated.
The flag of Upper Volta was a horizontal tricolour of black, white and red which derive from the three main rivers: The Black Volta, White Volta and the Red Volta.
While the fourth volume is generally regarded as Rodríguez de Montalvo's own work, he claimed to be publishing earlier sources and it is generally accepted that the first three volumes derive from a previous manuscript or oral tradition.
Alternatively it may derive from three Norse elements: alda ( swelling wave, roller ), renna ( strong current, race ) and oy or ey ( island ).
The present name seems to derive from Oxmal meaning three times built seems to refer to his antiquity and the times it had to rebuild.
Clerics derive magical powers from their gods, and wizards derive their power from the three moon gods, Solinari, Lunitari, and Nuitari.
All three jurisdictions are linked together by the Canadian Crown, from which all derive their sovereignty and authority ; each government includes the Queen-in-Parliament, the Queen-in-Council, and the Queen-on-the-Bench.
Traditional wooden dragon boats, however, derive from rafts of three lashed-together timber beams, similar to the long and slender bamboo rafts consisting of lashed bundles of hollow bamboo stalks which can still be seen in China today.
The compositional severity and detailed technique derive from Northern Renaissance paintings, which Grant had looked at during three visits to Europe ; after this he became increasingly aware of the Midwest's own legacy, which also informs the work.
There are three semivowels, usually written with the circumflex accent to make clear from which vowel they derive.
These prefixes, traditionally known as " classifiers ", derive historically from a combination of three distinct classes of morphemes and are not found in any other Native American language family.
The affinities between these three poets derive from a common interest in poets like Gerard Manley Hopkins, Arthur Rimbaud and Hart Crane, and, in the cases of Thomas and Graham, a taste for the Bohemian lifestyle of the London literary scene.
The term may derive from older scoreboards, which had three spaces for balls and two for strikes, since this is the maximum number of each that can be achieved before the plate appearance ends ( such as with a strikeout, walk or hit ).
The second root-principle — the belief in revelation, or the communication of divine instruction by God to man — leads him to derive the following three secondary radicals:
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Bryn Mawr Drive is only two or three miles from the Spartan, and it took me less than five minutes to get there.
A call to the police had been placed from here a couple of minutes after nine P.M., and the first police car had arrived two or three minutes after that -- 10 minutes ago now.
The crowd consequently breaks up into temporary groups ranging in size from two to six, with a half-life for the cluster ranging from three to twenty minutes.
Despite three warnings, no sense of moral urgency impelled him to distinguish his situation, and thus his responsibilities, from Wilson's.
If we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
The waspish man stopped me three paces from the bicycle barricade, and asked me in French if I had papers to leave France.
Catherwood, an architect in New York, had been forgotten, like Stephens, and Victor reconstructed their lives as one reconstructs, for a museum, a dinosaur from two or three petrified bones.
There were four from St. John's and four from Christ's, three from Pembroke, and two from each of the colleges, Jesus, Peterhouse, Queens', and Trinity, with Caius, Clare, King's, Magdalene, and Sidney supplying one each in the ordo senioritatis.
Bobby Joe and two or three of the other boys declared they had never been possum-hunting, and Uncle Bill Farnworth ( from Mama Albright's side of the family ) said he would just get up from there and take them, right then.
The round minarets, tall and graceful, rise from rectangular bases and have three platforms from which the muezzin can chant his call to prayer.
There are three principal feed bunk types for dairy and beef cattle: ( 1 ) Fence-line bunks -- cattle eat from one side while feed is put in from the opposite side of the fence by self-unloading wagons ; ;
Spectra were also obtained from a third sample of Af which had been diluted to three times its original volume with powdered, anhydrous alundum ( Af ).
It was then distilled at least three times from a trap at -78-degrees to a liquid air trap with only a small middle fraction being retained in each distillation.
The best way to determine the correct figure ( in captives ) is by direct observation of pairs isolated from birth, a method that produced surprising results: maturing of a male Indian python in less than two years, his mate in less than three ; ;
Results from this approach amply confirm the direct observations: about three years are required, there being a possible slight difference between males and females in the time required.