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Oxford University - Oriel College (England)

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[Flag of Oriel College] image located by Jan Mertens, 27 September 2009
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This Flickr photo by “miltonmic” (uploaded 17 Feb 2008) shows the banner of arms of Oriel College, Oxford University: Another image, provided by Corbis this time, shows it too (indifferent caption): The website of this small but very old (1324/26) College shows the arms: More on the name – its origin and its long official form – and the arms on this page:
“gules three lions passant guardant or within a bordure engrailed argent”.  These refer to Edward II, founder, with the bordure added for difference.
Jan Mertens, 26 February 2009