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 Red Com’yn.Red Cross Knight, 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Red Cross (The).
The badge of the royal banner of England till those of St. Patrick and St. Andrew were added.   1
        “The fall of Rouen (1419) was the fall of the whole province … and the red cross of England waved on all the towers of Normandy.”—Howitt: History of England, vol. i. p. 545.

 Red Com’yn.Red Cross Knight, 

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