Ah crap, I forgot the deadline was yesterday night! I'll get a poll up soonish!
I assume we decide what Vinland, Helluland, and Markland, refer to?FLAG CHALLENGE #215: Competition for Vinland
After the success of the Vinland Colony other nations were sure to follow its example. And the concept of property could easily spread over to the native tribes of this new land.
Your challenge: create a flag for a colony/nation that formed in the New World after a successful Vinland scenario.
- Vinland can succeed any way you want, or you can leave why unaddressed
- The flag must come from the Americas (except Greenland)
- The flag can be from a colony, a former colony that won independence, or a Native American state, just as long as the flag was created before 1800
- The flag cannot represent Vinland, Helluland, or Markland
Submissions Open: Now
Submissions Close: 12/29/2019, 11:00 AM EST
Looks like @The Professor wins! Even if it was by default it is still a great flag!New Nantain
Whilst the Vinland settlements were known to England before and after the Norman Conquest it took the accession of Flanders or Alsace dynasty to begin their involvement under Therry I FitzEmpress, son of Count Therry of Flanders, who succeeded his uncle William III the Lame.
Most of this was carried out by Breton sailors, and following the inclusion of Brittany into the "Flemish Empire" a small colony of Bretons was established near modern day Neve Naoned or New Nantes.
Despite the growth of both the English and Flemish speakers New Armorica still maintained a (roughly) Breton speaking population thanks to the Cornish trade route and today the New Nantain Region serves as its centre.
The flag of New Nantain commemorates both old Nantain and the Anglo-Dutch Empire by bearing a St Nazaire Cross [black voided cross upon black roundel] stylised into a compass rose and over an orange cross on white [a reverse of the early AD white cross on gold & red having faded to white on orange]. The orange cross was later voided itself to avoid confusion with the general Armorican Orange Cross on White.
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