1. What does the lion represent? Why would the rulers of England include so many of them on the Coat of Arms?
The lion represents England. The rulers of England include so many of them in order to show the people that they are in charge with this courageous form as a lion.
2. What does the fleur-de-lis represent? Why is it featured on the Coat of Arms of British rulers?
Fleur-de-lis represents the French royalty and it reflects a sense of perfection, light, and life. It's featured on the Coats of Arms because rulers wanted to claim their share in the throne of France.
3. Why is the Irish harp featured on the Coat of Arms?
The Irish harp is featured on the Coats of Arms because it represents King James also ruling Ireland.
4. What does the unicorn represent? Why would the rulers of England choose a unicorn to support their shield?
The unicorn represents a sense of power. The rulers of England choose a unicorn to support their shield because it shows the strength that England has.
5. Why does the unicorn have a chain around its neck?
The unicorn has a chain around its neck because unicorns are known to be an untamed animal and this shows the taming power of England.
6. The Coat of Arms includes two phrases, “Blessed are the peacemakers” and “Shame to him who evil thinks.” Choose one of these phrases and explain why a ruler might want it included in a coat of arms. A ruler might want to included "Blessed are the peacemakers" because in order for a ruler to have peace throughout his kingdom he must make sure it's a safe place in order to obtain peace.
7.Research one of the colors featured in the Coat of Arms. Based on what the color represents, explain why it would be used in a royal coat of arms.
The color blue in the Coats of Arms represents a sense of loyalty and