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The flame-colored abbey gonfalon on its gold lance flouted the German emperor when Bouvines great victory was won in 1214.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
He registered a vow to set a watch on this solicitous cousin who offered so readily to bear his gonfalon.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
The galley was driven ashore and the old fellow leapt on to the beach, the gonfalon being borne before him.
The Doge himself, seventy-two years and all, reared his gonfalon of gold in the Piazza and decided to lead the armament.
Gonfalon, gon′fa-lon, n. an ensign or standard with streamers—also Gon′fanon.
The people were drawn together under the Gonfalon of justice and the ensigns of the companies of the artisans.
Billy, Pete, and Frank joined them, each fluttering a brilliant silk gonfalon.
ANGEL ISLANDINEZ HAYNES GILLMORE
This was referred to once or twice as 'yon gonfalon of Diabolus,' so I suppose that's what it was.
HARVARD STORIESWALDRON KINTZING POST
Down are gone both cap and feather,   Lance and gonfalon are down!
THE BON GAULTIER BALLADSWILLIAM EDMONSTOUNE AYTOUN
The gonfalon was in action borne close to the person of the commander-in-chief and denoted his position.

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