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Fleurie Cross

The Fleurie cross is also called flory, floretty, and fleuronny cross. One would think that the cross couldn't be any simpler than two intersecting beams but in fact there are many different types of cross in use.

The Fleurie cross is a cross adorned with liliform ends and is very similar to the Fleur-de-lis cross. Not only do the arm ends represent flowers, but they also have the appearance of horns or crowns. Therefore, these crosses are used mainly in heraldry, specially in France.

In both the Fleuire Cross and the Fleur-de-lis cross, the three petals represent faith, wisdom and chivalry when used in heraldry, and trinity, when used as a Christian cross.


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