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Portuguese Flags in the Age of Discovery



From left to right:
- Flag with the Order of Christ Cross (or Cross of Portugal)




- Flag with the Christ Cross and the motto "In Hoc Signo Vincis", as described by Jerónimo de Corte Real in an epic with 21 Cantos he wrote and illustrated, commemorating the success of the second siege of Diu, India (1546)




- Flag with the Portuguese Royal coat of arms - 1385-1580 ( House of Avis). 






                           "The Siege of Diu - Canto VI" - by  Jerónimo Corte Real.

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