Why Does the England Badge Have Three Lions on It?

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It is not clear what exactly the three lions on England?s badge mean. However, it is believed, in some quarters that the lions symbolize the original Normandy arms, with the third lion depicting the Anglo-Normandy alliance others believe that the signs were simply copied with the third lion being purely decorative.
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Three Lions crest derived from the great Norman powers that formed the monarchy - the Cross of Aquitaine and the Lions of Anjou. First used by Richard I.
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