Pennon FAQs:


Q: Is a pennon a flag resembling the guidon in shape?

A: Yes, but only half the size.

Q: Is a pennon always used on the King's Day?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a pennon introduced in the 13th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a pennon a purely personal ensign?

A: Yes.

Q: Were pennons also used for any special ceremonial occasion?

A: Yes, and more particularly at state funerals.

Q: Was a pennon generally square?

A: Yes, and the fly end being decorated with the addition of pointed tongues or streamers, somewhat similar to the oriflamme.

Q: Was a pennon sometimes pointed?

A: Yes, but more generally forked or swallow-tailed at the end.