Where did fleur-de-lis come from?

Answer The fleur-de-lis is a stylized representation of a flower. Though "lis" means "lily," some evidence indicates the fleur-de-lis symbol may actually have been derived from an iris. European royalty b... Read More »

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What do fleur-de-lis medallions stand for?

Fleur-de-lis means "flower of the lily" and has been used since the 12th century to represent the French royalty. Legend tells that an angel gave King Clovis, the Merovingian king of the Franks, a ... Read More »

What does an upside down fleur-de-lis symbolize?

A traditional fleur-de-lis, which means "lily of the valley" in English, has many meanings. The most common is a representation of French royalty which symbolizes life, light and perfection. There ... Read More »

How to Draw a Medieval Fleur?

The medieval fleur, properly called the fleur-de-lis, is an ancient symbol derived from France. Literally meaning "the flower of lily" in English, it traditionally symbolizes royalty, light, life a... Read More »