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The flag is a banner of arms (ratio 1:1).
Coat of Arms:
Shield Argent a chevron engrailed Gules, chief Azure, charged with three mullets Or in fess.
The College was opened in 1870. Before in 1866 at a meeting at Lambeth Palace it had been decided to erect a college at Oxford in memory of the great churchman and poet John Keble (1792 – 1866), one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement, which developed into Anglo-Catholicism. It argued for the reinstatement of some Catholic and older Christian traditions of faith and their inclusion into Anglican liturgy and theology. The arms of the College are the personal arms of John Keble, namely, argent, a chevron engrailed gules, on a chief azure, three mullets pierced or.
Source: John P. Brooke-Little: Oxford University and its Colleges, Oxford 1962(?), available online at https://www.theheraldrysociety.com/articles/oxford-university-and-its-colleges/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keble_College,_Oxford.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 February 2019
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 March 2019
Blade is white with a red chevron pointing to loom, simplification of the chevron engrailed from the college arms.
Source: (for current versions):
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 March 2019