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Oxford University - St. Anne's College (England)

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[Flag of St. Anne's College] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 February 2019
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Description of the flag

The flag is red with centred arms (ratio 1:2)
Source: http://st-annes-mcr.org.uk/old-site/college.php
Coat of Arms:
Gules, on a chevron between in chief two lioní heads erased Argent, in base a sword Argent with pommel and hilt Or and enfiled with a wreath of laurel proper, three ravens Sable.
The college was founded in 1952. St. Anneís was originally called the Society for Home Students. Its 4th Principal Eleanor Plumer, obtained a large gift from Amy Hartland, and in 1942 renamed it the Society of St. Anne (the Virgin Maryís mother by Christian and Islamic tradition). Hartland left her entire large estate to the College in 1945. Its coat of arms is that of the Principalís father, Field Marshal Herbert Viscount Plumer, credited with a major victory at Ypres and one of the few military leaders, whose reputation after WW1 was enhanced.

Source: https://issuu.com/oxfordalumni/docs/ot-michaelmas-15/50
and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Anne%27s_College,_Oxford
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 February 2019


Boat club

The St. Anne's College Boat Club official Facebook profile displays the same shield: https://www.facebook.com/StAnnesBC (Redington is a sponsor of the team).

A flag flown at the boathouse, likely at the Summer Eights, a four-day regatta of bumps races which constitutes the University's main intercollegiate rowing event of the year, displays the shield as a banner of arms, but lacks the sword and wreath.
Esteban Rivera, 19 September 2020


Blades

Current
[Blade] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 March 2019
Blade is red with black washboard.

Source: (for current versions): https://www.reddit.com
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 March 2019