Flag of SCOTLAND
A high qality picture image of Scotland's
The Scottish Flag was adopted during the
14th Century. The flag contains a white
saltire symbolizing the cross of Saint Andrew on a blue
are earlier records of the Saint Andrew`s cross that date
back to 1165 AD. The legend of the flag
states that in 832 AD during a battle against the Angles
King Angus and his men prayed for deliverance.
Saint Andrews who was martyred on a saltire cross
appeared and promised the king victory. The next morning a
white saltire cross appeared in the blue sky. That day the Picts and
Scots defeated the Angles and the Saltire has been the
flag of Scotland since then.