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Marden, Herefordshire (England)

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[Marden, England] image located by John Moody, 2 February 2020

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Description of the flag

Marden, Herefordshire:
Adopted: 23rd June 2019
Designer: Liz Roberts
The flag represents the legend of Saint Ethelbert who was murdered by King Offa when visiting the latter's palace, believed to be sited in the parish. Here Offa is symbolised by the Saxon Crown, his sword is shown below the upper crown to indicate his decapitation of Ethelbert, whilst Ethelbert himself is represented with a Celestial Crown to represent his martyrdom and sainthood. Where Ethelbert's head landed a spring rose and is symbolised with the wavy line.
John Moody, 2 February 2020