The banner of the oriflamme is said to have been unfurled by the French for the last time at Agincourt.
To you, Geoffrey de Chargny, I intrust the oriflamme this day.
The owner of this oriflamme looked like a young Scandinavian god.
At length, however, Jeffrey de Charny was killed, and the oriflamme fell.
The oriflamme of the French monarchs maintains its illustrious position.
oriflamme has large lanceolate-green leaves, with violet veins, a vigorous showy plant with salmon-orange flowers.
The oriflamme, or enseigne derived its name from being made of scarlet silk, and covered with flames of gold.
It was doubtless unique in the district and familiar: an oriflamme of battle over the barter of dairy produce and malt liquors.
Like a pack of hounds on the very haunch of a deer the English rushed yelling for the oriflamme.
The oriflamme was a red banner attached to a staff, and cut in the manner shown in our engraving.
sacred banner of St. Denis, late 15c., from Old French orie flambe, from Latin aurea flamma "golden flame." The ancient battle standard of the kings of France, it was of red or orange-red silk, with two or three points, and was given to the kings by the abbot of St. Denis on setting out to war. Cotgrave says it was "borne at first onely in warres made against Infidells; but afterwards vsed in all other warres; and at length vtterly lost in a battell against the Flemings." It is last mentioned in an abbey inventory of 1534.