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Stokke, Vestfold (Norway)

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[Flag of Stokke] image by Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2017

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The Flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Stokke.
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, 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 canting for Stokke. Three of them signify three parishes Stokke, Skjee and Arnadal.
Željko Heimer, 30 January 2016