The national symbols of Wales include a diversity of official and unofficial images and other symbols. Contents. [hide]. 1 Flags; 2 Heraldry; 3 Plants and Animals; 4 Other Symbols; 5 References. Flags. Main article: List of Welsh flags · Flag of Wales 2.svg. The Flag of Wales incorporates the red dragon, now a popular ...
The Daffodil. The Welsh for leek (the original national emblem) is Cenhinen, while the Welsh for daffodil is Cenhinen Pedr. Over the years they became confused until the daffodil was adopted as a second emblem of Wales.
The story of Wales is long. Explains why the emblems include a dragon, a vegetable, a spoon and a funny-shaped ball.
Feb 28, 2013 ... Scotland has the thistle, England a rose, Ireland the shamrock. Wales? The Welsh have two national emblems, not counting the blood-red dragon - the leek and the daffodil. The daffodil is a relatively new addendum but the leek has been around for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Harry Secombe ...
Proudly sported every St. David's Day and at every Welsh international rugby match, the leek is now widely recognised as the national symbol of Wales.
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Mar 1, 2014 ... Red dragon, leeks and Prince of Wales Feathers are everywhere on St. David's Day. Do you know their history?
The Leek The connection between Wales and the leek is obscure. Most authors trying to trace the link come up with one or other of the legends that show it was used by the Welsh as a cap badge in battle to show friend from foe. One version is that St David advised the Britons on the eve of a battle with the Saxons, to wear ...
Jun 14, 2014 ... The Red Dragon Why is there a Red Dragon on the Welsh flag? The Red Dragon is the heraldic sym...