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Stokke, Vestfold (Norway)

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[Flag of Stokke]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 January 2016


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Here is flag and coat of arms of Stokke.
Source: https://lovdata.no/dokument/OV/forskrift/1984-01-13-38?q=flagg
Tomislav Šipek, 26 January 2016


Coat of Arms

[Flag of Stokke]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 January 2016

Blazon: I rødt tre opprette kvistede gull trestammer. In English: Gules three ragged staffs or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 13 January 1984 after a drawing by Truls Nygaard, following the original proposal by Hallvard Træeteberg further developed by Hans Gerhard Sørensen.
(BTW, http://mistholme.com/page/2/?s=well mentions such element known is English heraldry that " dates from c.1360, in the arms of von Lipe or Leipa [Gelre 33v], but is most famous as an element in the badge of the Earls of Warwick, 15th C. [HB 155].")
The "sticks" are kanting for Stokke. Three of them signify three parishes Stokke, Skjee and Arnadal.
Željko Heimer, 30 January 2016