|Flag Type:||County Flag|
|UK Design Code:||UNKG7440|
|Pantone® Colours:||Red 186, Dark Red 188, Yellow 109|
|Certification:||Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram|
This design is a banner of the arms attributed by mediæval heralds, to the locally-celebrated ruler, Hwfa ap Cynddelw. The earliest reference to the arms appears to be in the work of the fifteenth century bard Lewys Glyn Cothi, who wrote extensively on heraldic subjects.
The arms had been sufficiently well established as the recognisable county emblem to be used informally by Anglesey County Council before 1954 as well as other bodies such as Anglesey Constabulary and the Anglesey Fire Brigade. Use by local cultural groups continues.
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