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British Royal Flags: Prince Andrew, Duke of York

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[Duke of York standard] image by Martin Grieve, 4 May 2007
based on British Flags and Emblems

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Royal Standard differenced by three point label charged with one blue anchor.
Second son of the Queen Elizabeth II, arms approved 1960.

The same label and charge as that of his grandfather who became King George VI.
David Prothero, 4 May 2007

According to Boutell's Heraldry, the labels for both Prince Andrew and Princess Anne were assigned by Royal Warrant 7 July 1962.
David Prothero, 10 September 2002

"British Flags & Emblems" by Graham Bartram states that the Princess Royal, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex have their own standards for use in Scotland, using the Scottish version of the royal arms with labels of cadency.
Colin Dobson, 18 October 2004

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie

Wikipedia reports standards for Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie:

Beatrice - "The first, middle, and last points each bear a bee, while the second and fourth points are blank." -

Eugenie - "The first, middle, and last points each bear a thistle head, while the second and fourth points are blank." -
"cook876", 10 July 2011

These two standards may be a mistake. Although Beatrice and Eugenie appear to have been granted arms, I can find no reference to their standards other than in Wikipedia. They are not on Graham Bartramís World Flag Database. The contributor to Wikipedia may have assumed that all variations of the royal arms have a similar variation of the royal standard. This does not necessarily follow.
David Prothero, 14 July 2011